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Monardella antonina ssp. antonina

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Monardella antonina
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Monardella antonina

Species Name: Monardella antonina ssp. antonina
Common Name: San Antonio Hills Monardella

A nice addition to an fragrant garden. Attracts butterflies. A very relaible bloomer that provides summer color. Leaves make excellent tea. Give occassional deep soakings during summer months.

Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1' H x 2' W
Growth Habit: Low, compact
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Occasional
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Summer/Fall
Flower Color: Lavender
Endangered?: List 3/ RED ?-?-3
Distribution: Central South Coast Range (Southern Monterey County)
Natural Habitat: Open, rocky slopes, oak woodland, chaparral from 1650- 3000'

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