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Lepechinia ganderi

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Lepechinia ganderi
Lepechinia ganderi

Species Name: Lepechinia ganderi
Common Name: Gander's Pitcher Sage

Graceful, wonderfully fragrant shrub. Will tolerate a wide range of conditions as long as it has good drainage.

Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 5' H x 4' W
Growth Habit: Upright, arching
Deciduous/Evergreen: Drought deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part 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?: 1B
Distribution: Peninsular Ranges, Baja
Natural Habitat: Chaparral; 1,300 to 2,700 feet elevation

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