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Satureja mimuloides

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Species Name: Satureja mimuloides
Common Name: Monkey-flowered Savory

Attractive orange flowers with very fragrant leaves. Versatile. Give some summer water. Excellent hummingbird plant for moist shade.

Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 3' H x 4' W
Growth Habit: Upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Semi-deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Part sun to shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to: 25 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Orange
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Central Coast, Outer South Coast Range, Transverse Range
Natural Habitat: Moist places, streambanks, chaparral and woodlands below 5,400'

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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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