| Baikal Skullcap|
Upright stems with lanceolate, slightly hairy, leaves grow in a rounded bushy form. Blue-purple tubular flowers with a white lower lip bloom on one sided spikes.
Plant Type: perennial
Plant Form or Habit: upright/vertical
Plant Use: In beds and borders, informal gardens, or in rock gardens.
Width: Minimum: 8 inches Maximum: 10 inches
Foliage Texture: medium
USDA Hardiness Zone: 5
Water Requirements: average
Additional Comments: Likes alkaline soil. Native to Siberia. The root of this plant has been used medicinally to lower blood pressure, fever, and cholesterol levels. It also has been used as a diuretic, to control bleeding, as an anti-bacterial, to aid in digestion, and to discourage miscarriages.