Theodore Payne California Native Plant Database




Galvezia juncea var. foliosa

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Species Name: Galvezia juncea var. foliosa
Common Name: Baja Bush Snapdragon

Light green leaves and branches sport tubular red flowers much of the year, attracting hummingbirds to the garden. This Baja native likes sunny, dry conditions and good drainage.

Plant Family: Scrophulariaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 5' H x 5-6' W
Growth Habit: Dense shrub
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: Frost tender
Flower Season: Spring through Fall
Flower Color: Red
Endangered?:
Distribution: Endemic to Baja CA
Natural Habitat: Cliff faces, narrow ledges, and talus slopes at base of cliffs, near Bahia de Los Angeles to Isla San Lorenzo in Cape Region

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