Sun/shade: Full sun to part shade
Soil moisture: Dry to medium
Flowering period: July
Host plant for 4 caterpillar species
Easy to grow and drought-tolerant, downy skullcap can handle tough conditions! It prefers part shade but tolerates full sun. Showy lilac flowers buzz with pollinators, especially bumblebees. A moderate spreader that will form a dense clump.
Photo by Patcharamai Vutipapornkul.