| Oriental Blue Scullcap |
| Scutellaria baicalensis 'Oriental Blue'|
| Uses: Medicinal
|| Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 5-8) |
| When to Sow: Spring
|| Ease of Germination: Easy |
| (Baikal scullcap; Huang qin)
One of Chinese medicine’s most important herbs is now all dressed up for the flower garden! English breeders managed to coax the hardy perennial to throw up bigger purple-blue flowers and more of them. The result is a beautiful new ornamental herb for sunny borders or mass plantings. Ht. 40cm/15”.