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Satureja chandleri

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Satureja chandleri

Species Name: Satureja chandleri
Common Name: Shrubby Yerba Buena

Very aromatic groundcover for shade. Taller than Yerba Buena, but just as fragrant. Likes some water. Use in borders or containers. Great for hanging pots. Endangered in California, rare outside of the state.

Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1-2' H x 3' W
Growth Habit: Low, mounding
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Part sun to shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Infrequent to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 2,070'
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: List 1B / RED 2-2-2
Distribution: San Miguel and Santa Ana Mountains
Natural Habitat: Rocky slopes, chaparral from 1,560' to 2,070'

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