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Lepechinia calycina 'Rocky Point'

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Species Name: Lepechinia calycina 'Rocky Point'
Common Name: Rocky Point Pitcher Sage

A selection from Rocky Point in Monterey County. Soft, fuzzy leaves are attractive and very aromatic. Plants bears large white flowers with a lavender blush. Takes heavy pruning.

Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 3-4' H x 4-5' W
Growth Habit: Mounding
Deciduous/Evergreen: Drought deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 4000'
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: White/Lavender
Endangered?:
Distribution: Selected for the garden
Natural Habitat: Chaparral and woodlands

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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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