Trichostema lanatum

Woolly Bluecurls

Lamiaceae

Exposure

Full sun

Water

No summer water

Form

Evergreen shrub

Height

5 feet

Flower color

Blue, purple

Bloom time

Spring and summer

This member of the mint family has colorful flowers, scented foliage, and is attractive to both butterflies and hummingbirds. The flowers have blue petals, sepals with pink or blue hairs and long curled blue stamens. It needs a dry spot with excellent drainage.

Habitat Coastal scrub, chaparral