The Scarlet skullcap (Scutellaria costaricana) belongs to Lamiaceae (the Mint family). It is an evergreen shrub that is native to Costa Rica and Panama. This shrub can reach up to 60-180 cm in height. The leaves are elliptic to ovate, 7-15 cm long, and deeply veined. The flowers are tubular, orangescarlet, and bloom in terminal racemes, all year-round. Scarlet skullcap is a popular tropical houseplant.