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Monardella macrantha 'Marian Sampson'

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Monardella macrantha 'Marian Sampson'
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Monardella macrantha 'Marian Sampson'
Monardella macrantha 'Marian Sampson'
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Monardella macrantha 'Marian Sampson'

Species Name: Monardella macrantha 'Marian Sampson'
Common Name: Coyote Mint selection

Large bright red flowers adorn this plant in summer and fall. It is short-lived but makes up for it by being very showy. Great for a rock garden. Needs good drainage. Intolerant of frequent summer water.

Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1' H x 2' W
Growth Habit: Low, spreading
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining, acidic
Water Requirements: Occasional to moderate
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Summer/Fall
Flower Color: Red
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: South Coast Ranges, Baja California
Natural Habitat: Chaparral, woodland, forest. Elevation: 1800 - 6000'

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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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