Eriodictyon californicum
Yerba Santa
Hydrophyllaceae
Exposure
Full sun
Water
Occasional water
Form
Evergreen shrub
Height
6 feet
Flower color
White to lavender
Bloom time
Spring
Yerba Santa's showy clusters of lavender flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies. This is a
drought tolerant clonal plant good for use on banks. The scented foliage is subject to a disfiguring
black fungus so this plant is best situated toward the back of the garden.
Habitat
Slopes in chaparral, woodland