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Scutellaria  suffrutescens  (sku-ta-LAR-ee-ah  su-fru-TESS-ans)

Semi-evergreen perennial  Sun    Height 6- 12 inches   Spread  8-12 inches  Spacing 12 inches


HABIT:              Tiny foliage and loaded with tiny snapdragon-like pink flowers spring to fall. 

CULTURE:        Likes well prepared beds, needs excellent drainage.  Drought tolerant.  Responds well to occasional shearing which prevents thinning in the center of the plant.

USE:    Summer color, border, attract butterflies, rock gardens, xeric gardens, containers.

PROBLEMS:     Over watering

NOTES:            An excellent flower choice for your garden.

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