• Echinacea purpurea or Purple Coneflower
  • Passionflower Passiflora incarnata
  • Evening Primrose "Ozark Sundrops"
  • Chinese Leopard Flower or Blackberry Lilly
  • Yellow Dotted Mint Monarda punctuata
  • Dandelion with a pollinator friend

Skullcap Barbat


(Ban-Zhi-lan, Half Branch Lotus, Hanshiren). This low growing herbaceous perennial self sows readily creating a compact mound with bright blue flowers and lush green foliage. Originating from China's Yunan Province, Barbat Skullcap is used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for clearing excess heat, strengthening the blood, eliminating toxins, and as an anti-inflammatory. It has been traditionally used for cirrhosis of the liver, various cancers and hepatitis. Externally, Ban Zhi Lan has been effective for swelling, trauma, mastitis, abscesses, and poisonous bites. All aerial parts of the plant are used medicinally. An easy plant to grow it prefers a shady spot and ample moisture. A sweet addition to your Chinese medicinal garden. Hardy to zone 7.

Latin Name Scutellaria barbata
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