Scutellaria baicalensis Georgi
Brand: Jelitto
Packaged:0,15 g (50-60 s.)
Ex Tax: 2.95€
Baical skullcap "Oriental Blue" (helmet flower, scute) - Scutellaria baicalensis.
Medicinal perennial for rock garden from the labiaceae family Lamiaceae.
Natural flowering period: July - September.
Blooms in the year of sowing.
Flowering plant height: 30 cm.
Winter hardiness zones: Z4 - Z8.

1,0 g = 530 seeds.

Hardy Herbaceous Perennial.
Ideal For: Border, Edging, Rockery.
A good front of border plant from Eastern Asia, erect single stems bearing many 1in blue to purple-blue flowers.
Sowing Instructions.
Sow February to July. Sow in trays, pots, etc of good seed compost in a propagator or warm place to maintain an optimum temperature of 20-25°C. Sowing depth - 1.5 mm. Germination usually takes 21-60 days.
Growing Instructions.
Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into 7.5 cm pots. Once established pinch out the growing point to encourage branching.
Aftercare Instructions.
Grow on in a cold frame and plant out in autumn or the following spring 45 cm apart in full sun. Prefers a well drained soil and sun or part shade.
The main purpose is to regulate blood pressure. It is used as a tonic, sedative, antipyretic, emollient, expectorant and antihelminthic. In the form of tea, it is taken for liver diseases. It is necessary to collect skullcap roots after the plant has faded, to dry in the shade, laying out in one layer. Store packed in bags or tight boxes.

Scutellaria baicalensis Baikali tihashein
Baical scullcap, Baikali tihashein, Шлемник байкальский
Baicalein Scullcap, Chinese skullcap, golden root, helmet flower, scute. Bot. syn.: Scutellaria lanceolaria Miq., Scutellaria macrantha Fisch.

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