Branched upright stems are adorned with pretty pairs of ˝” violet-blue lipped flowers from June through September, leaves up to 2 ˝” , spreading by rhizomes & seed. Makes a lovely tea. The name ‘Mad-Dog’ became associated with the plant when an 18th century physician claimed he had cured people of rabies using this plant – his claims were quickly discredited but the name stuck!
Plant Hardiness Zones: 2b-7b
Other names: Blue Skullcap
Native Range: NL across s. Canada to BC & AK, across the US except CO, UT & NV
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