Scutellaria suffrutescens 'Texas Rose'

Scutellaria suffrutescens ‘Texas Rose’

Pink skullcap

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Scutellaria suffrutescens 'Texas Rose'
  • Common name: Pink skullcap
  • Family: Lamiaceae
  • Plant Type: Alpine, Perennial, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

Also known as skullcap, due to the shape of its seeds, or the ‘upside down salvia’, Scutellaria suffrutescens ‘Texas Rose’ forms mounds of neat foliage. These mounds are smothered by two-lipped, deep-pink flowers from midsummer, well into autumn.

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Drought tolerant, it’s an excellent choice for growing in an alpine garden or at the front of sunny borders, where its blooms are a magnet for bees and butterflies.

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Grow Scutellaria suffrutescens ‘Texas Rose’ in well-drained soil in sun or partial shade.

How to grow Scutellaria 'Texas Rose'

  • Plant size

    20cm height

    35cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Acidic / chalky / alkaline / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do Divide in March

Do Divide in April

Do Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do Divide in September

Do Divide in October

Do Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Take cuttings
Take cuttings

Do not Take cuttings in January

Do not Take cuttings in February

Do not Take cuttings in March

Do not Take cuttings in April

Do not Take cuttings in May

Do Take cuttings in June

Do Take cuttings in July

Do Take cuttings in August

Do not Take cuttings in September

Do not Take cuttings in October

Do not Take cuttings in November

Do not Take cuttings in December

Scutellaria 'Texas Rose' and wildlife

Scutellaria 'Texas Rose' is known for attracting bees. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Does not attract Other pollinators

Is Scutellaria 'Texas Rose' poisonous?

Scutellaria 'Texas Rose' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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