Scutellaria indica var. japonica description
Mauve, snapdragon flowers in the summer and autumn.
How easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a border, alpine bed, rockery, by a patio or in a tub and is straightforward in any reasonably drained soil.
Also known as Scutellaria indica var. parvifolia.
Common name: Japanese Skullcap.
The best position in the garden:
What type of soil:
Any reasonable soil.
How much moisture:
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
It can sometimes suffer from dead foliage going rotten and effecting new growth, so occasionally remove dead foliage from ground level.
Size of plant:
Height 15 cm.
Spread 15 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 40 plants per square metre.
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