Scutellaria suffrutescens, Pink Texas Skullcap, Cherry Skullcap

Pink Skullcap

Scutellaria suffrutescens

Common Names:Cherry Skullcap

Light: Full Sun/Part Shade

Height: 1′ – 2′

Spacing/Spread: 2′ – 4′

Evergreen: Yes.

Color: Pink flowers.

Interest: Summer.

Landscape Companions:

Texas Native: No, but particularly well adapted to central Texas and Austin.


Wildlife habitat:

Features: An evergreen low growing perennial. Pink flowers during the summer.

Austin Native Landscaping: “One of the greatest low layer plants you can use! It is very neat and tidy, and will keep its round form quite well. The small pink flowers are adorable and will brighten your day during summer’s hot days. Pink Skullcap is very versatile; Not only it will thrive in both full sun and part shade but it is also an evergreen that will add much needed greenery during the winter. Disease and pest resistance and quite drought tolerant: Pink Skullcap is a no brainer choice for Austin waterwise landscapes.”


Family: Lamiaceae (Pronounced – lay-mee-AY-see-ee)

Genus: Scutellaria (Pronounced – skew-teh-LARE-ee)

Species: suffrutescens (Pronounced – suf-roo-TES-kens)

Propagation: Seeds, stem cuttings.



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{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

Terri Romeo March 12, 2014 at 11:59 am

Do you sell the pink skullcap ? If not, do you know where I can get it ??

Thanks !


al lala July 11, 2014 at 1:08 pm

at home depot


Lulu August 4, 2014 at 7:36 pm

Shades of Green nursery in San Antonio, TX


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