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Scarlet Monardella

Monardella macrantha 'Marian Sampson'

Pronunciation: mo-nar-DEL-uh ma-KRAN-tha
SKU #45211
6-10

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OVERVIEW
Description A beautiful selection of a southern California native wildflower, with bright red flowers that are adored by hummingbirds. Forms a low mat of shiny, evergreen leaves. Happily grows in lean, dry soil and is perfect for tucking between rocks. An easy-care, drought tolerant option for wildlife gardens and xeric landscapes. The compact size is also wonderful for containers. More resistant to rust than other wild varieties.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Once established, water if very dry.
Blooms Mid to Late Spring
Mature Size Reaches 3 to 4 in. tall, 6 to 8 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Growth Rate Moderate
CARE
Care Provide excellent drainage. Tolerates rocky, lean soils. Water infrequently in summer. May benefit from afternoon shade in hotter, inland areas. This short-lived plant may only survive for 4 years, sometimes longer in containers.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-10

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