Flowers: J F M A M J J A S O N D
Status: Near Native
Origin: Baja California
Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
Size: 3′ – 8′ tall
Sun: Full to light shade
Watering: Infrequent and deep irrigation
Growth Rate: Moderate
Soil: Tolerant. Yellow growth may be a sign of too much water.
Temperature: Hardy to 22 F
Disease and Pests:
Uses: Hummingbirds are very territorial about this plant, great nectar plant for bees and butterflies. Host for the Marine Blue.
Notes: Excessive irrigation promotes rank vegetative growth and reduces flowering. Readily hybridizes with Pink Fairy Duster.
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