California Pitcher Sage is a 5-8' tall and 3-6' wide evergreen perennial or shrub with white digitalis-like flowers in April to June. Pitcher Sage is native to chaparral areas in central and southern California where it can live in most aspects and exposures. They are native in the seasonal creek, north slope, south slope, east slope, even the west slope. This perennial likes sun to part shade is drought tolerant but tolerates extra water. Cold tolerant to -5 deg. or less. A Hummingbird plant. Fairly deer proof. Needs good drainage.
Lepechinia calycina is great for a bird garden.
Foliage of Lepechinia calycina has color green, is evergreen and has fragrance.
Flower of Lepechinia calycina has color white and has a fragrance.
Communities for Lepechinia calycina:Chaparral and Southern Oak Woodland.