Hummingbird Mint (Monardella macrantha)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 4 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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By Calif_Sue
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Location: Santa Cruz mountains, CADate: May 20, 20171 yr. old, first bloom.
By GaelN
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