Monardella macrantha 'Marian Sampson'
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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'
- Care and Maintenance
- Other Names
- Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.