Native to sunny slopes of California coast ranges. It is a highly sought after plant for both its attractive woolly purple flowers and its sweet, intoxicating smell. The tea made from the leaves of this plant was used by Natives to soothe upset stomach and Rheumatism.
Growth Form/Defining Characteristics: 3-5’ high, 4-8’ wide.
Light: Full sun
Water: Moderate, Drought tolerant once established
Soil: very well drained, 1 part standard potting soil 1 part cactus mix
Hardiness: Sunset Zones 14-24 , USDA zones 7-10
Type: Herbaceous Perennial