Monardella virdis ssp. saxicola
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Species Name: Monardella viridis ssp. saxicola
Common Name: Rock Monardella
- This coyote mint is ideal for a rock garden where you want to attract butterflies. Very aromatic! Purple flowers bloom in summer.
- Plant Family: Lamiaceae
- Plant Type: Perennial
- Height by Width: 1-2' H x 2-3' W
- Growth Habit: Upright, open
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
- Soil Preference: Well-draining
- Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant
- Cold Hardy to: 5400'
- Flower Season: Summer
- Flower Color: Purple
- Endangered?: List 4.2
- Distribution: San Gabriel Mountains
- Natural Habitat: Montane, chaparral, conifer forest between 1500-5400'
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