Monardella macrantha 'Marian Sampson'

Marian Sampson Scarlet Coyote Mint

Plant family: Lamiaceae - Mint

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Plant type: Groundcover

Plant origin: N/A, California, Horticultural Selection

 
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One Gallon 116   12.99

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Flower Color Red
Blooming Season Spring, Summer
Height 0-1 feet
Spread 0-1 feet
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Chaparral, Woodland/Forest

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Sandy Loam

Special Characteristic

Attracts Wildlife, Exceptional Fragrance, Good in Containers, Good under Oaks

Plant Highlights

Growing 3-6 inches tall and 8 to 12 inches wide, this dazzling selection of Scarlet Coyote Mint forms petite loose cushions of dark green leaves and starburst clusters of firecracker red tubular flowers. ‘Marian Sampson’ is a selection from Ed Sampson of Mourning Clock Ranch in Tehachapi. Blooming continually from late spring through summer, it is guaranteed to attract hummingbirds and makes a showy surprise in a container or tucked into a shady rock garden. It is considered to be short-lived and may only last a couple of seasons, but its bright impact makes up for its shorter life. Monardella macrantha “Marian Sampson’ takes a bit more water than other natives and needs excellent drainage. Make sure to protect it from afternoon sun.

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