Common Name: Skullcap, Barbat Skullcap, Scullcap
Chinese Name: Ban Zhi Lian
Taste: Slightly Bitter
Parts Used: Roots, aerial parts.
Habitat: Native to Southeast China.
Type: Herbaceous perennial.
Spacing for Production: 12"
Site and Zone: Partial-shade.
Soil: Well-drained-soil, moist-soil.
Will it Grow in Texas?: Yes, with plenty of water.
Propagation: Easy to grow from seed.
Bloom time: Large bluish purple flowers.
Landscaping: Nice under a deciduous tree, kept well-watered.
Seed Sources: Seedlings2012Dec--Started in 4" pots in the greenhouse today. Germination takes 1-3 weeks.