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Eriodictyon tomentosum

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Species Name: Eriodictyon tomentosum
Common Name: Wooly Yerba Santa

Superb butterfly plant for a drought tolerant garden. Fuzzy white leaves provide stunning contrast in your garden.

Plant Family: Hydrophyllaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 4-5' H x 4-5' W
Growth Habit: Upright, spreading
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: South Coast Range
Natural Habitat: Slopes, ridges, ravines, disturbed areas, chaparral below 4200'

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