Monardella villosa subserrata is a a bright blue-purple Coyote Mint. It looks like a garden perennial that lights up the garden. Native to the middle Sierras and middle Coast ranges up to Oregon. It ranges in the areas where the Canyon, Interior Live Oaks range and in some openings in the redwoods. In the wild it grows on rocky slopes, sandy open areas, along creeks and in forest openings. It has done well here in containers and in the ground.
Use as a butterfly and hummingbird magnet in a part-shade or cool sun border or edging of the walk. Mix with Zauschneria 'Bert's Bluff', Diplacus 'Bert's Raspberry', Diplacus grandiflorus, and Penstemon Margarita BOP'.
Now included within the Monardella villosa species.
Foliage of Monardella villosa var. subserrata has color green-gray and is evergreen.
Flower of Monardella villosa var. subserrata has color violet.
Communities for Monardella villosa var. subserrata:Northern Oak Woodland, Redwood Forest and Yellow Pine Forest.
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|usda:||7 to 10|
|height[m]:||0.30 to 0.50|
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|rainfall[cm]:||70.00 to 160.00|