Plant family: Scrophulariaceae - Figwort
Plant type: Sub-shrub
Plant origin: N/A, Horticultural Selection
Coastal Sage Scrub
Clay, Decomposed Granite, Sandy Loam, Adaptable
Attracts Wildlife, Good in Containers, Tolerant of Clay Soil
Island Snapdragon is a somewhat vine-like perennial plant native to the Channel Islands of California and Guadalupe Island, Mexico. It has trumpet-shaped pinkish-red flowers which attract birds, especially hummingbirds. Under the right conditions it can bloom almost year round. It likes rocky slopes and seaside conditions and will tolerate a variety of soils. It will grow inland but protect from hard frost.
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