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Keckiella antirrhinoides - Yellow Bush Penstemon

Keckiella antirrhinoides is a compact shrub growing to 4-6 feet tall and wide. Keckiella antirrhinoides goes by various common names including Yellow Bush Penstemon, Snapdragon Penstemon and Chaparral Beardtongue. Keckiella antirrhinoides is native to the chaparral sections of the Southern California coastal mountain ranges and extends into the nearby Creosote and Juniper Woodland desert communities. Keckiella antirrhinoides is not too particular about soils though it requires good drainage and prefers a sandy soil. Keckiella antirrhinoides has yellow flowers in late Spring to early Summer. The flowers fade to black and Keckiella antirrhinoides may go Summer deciduous. The flowers are fragrant and attract hummingbirds and the variable checkerspot butterfly making this a nice addition to the Butterfly Garden and Hummingbird Garden. Keckiella antirrhinoides is Winter hardy to 0°F.

Keckiella antirrhinoides, Yellow Bush Penstemon

Yellow flowers and foliage of Keckiella antirrhinoides - Yellow Bush Penstemon. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

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