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Monardella viridis ssp. saxicola

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Monardella viridis ssp. saxicola
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Monardella viridis ssp. saxicola

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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