Closure notice

NOTICE: The Conservatory will close at 2 pm for an official government function on Tuesday, May 5. The Conservatory and the National Garden will be closed on Wednesday, May 6, for an official government function, reopening at 10 am on Thursday, May 7.

Showy skullcap

Showy skullcap (Scutellaria serrata)
Plant Botanical Name: 
Scutellaria serrata
USBG Plant Location: 
National Garden
Full sun to light shade
Plant Soil Type: 
Plant Moisture Requirements: 
evenly moist

Showy skullcap is a mint relative with deep lavender flowers in mid-summer.