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Galvezia juncea

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Galvezia juncea
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Galvezia juncea

Species Name: Galvezia juncea
Common Name: Baja bush snapdragon

Choice groundcover! Soft, light green foliage and dense growth. Blooms in summer. Hummingbirds love it! Recommended for erosion control.

Plant Family: Scrophulariaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 2' H x 6-8' W
Growth Habit: Dense, spreading
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining, rocky
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: Frost tender
Flower Season: Summer/Fall
Flower Color: Red
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Channel Islands, Guadalupe Islands, Mexico
Natural Habitat: Rocky cliffs, canyons from 3-1200 feet

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  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
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