Baikal Skullcap (Scutellaria baicalensis)


Attractive small blue flowers on bushy 1-2 foot perennial. Prized Chinese medicinal root (Huang-qin) for fevers, colds, high blood pressure, headaches, dysentery and more! Easy to grow but does not transplant well: move carefully. Leaves can be used as a boiled vegetable. Whole plant can be dried and used as a tea substitute.