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Keckiella antirrhinoides

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Keckiella antirrhinoides
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Keckiella antirrhinoides
Keckiella antirrhinoides
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Keckiella antirrhinoides
Keckiella antirrhinoides
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Keckiella antirrhinoides

Species Name: Keckiella antirrhinoides
Common Name: Yellow Bush Penstemon

Wonderfully fragrant, bright yellow flowers and elegant foliage -- a show-stopper! Water occasionally in hot season to keep plant green longer, as it will go completely dormant in summer.

Plant Family: Scrophulariaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 4' H x 3' W
Growth Habit: Rounded
Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 25 degrees F
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: Yellow
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Cismontane, southern California from San Bernardino to Baja, occasionally in L.A. County
Natural Habitat: Dry, often rocky slopes below 4000' in Chaparral

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