Diplacus aurantiacus 'Pinnacles'

Bush Monkeyflower

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1 Gallon

Monkeyflowers are colorful nectar plants. The flowers vary from red to pale yellow; this form from the Pinnacles area is light orange. Needs good drainage. Grow on banks or among chaparral shrubs. May lose some leaves during the summer when it can be lightly cut back. Monkeyflower becomes woody with age and may not live long under normal garden conditions.

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Common name: Bush Monkeyflower
Exposure: Sun or part shade
Water: No summer water
Form: Deciduous shrub
Height: 3 feet
Flower color: Light orange
Bloom time: Spring
Habitat: Slopes in chaparral, woodland edges


Mike Luther

The Santa Cruz County California Native Plant Society dedicates the Spring 2021 Plant Sale in memory of Mike Luther, longtime plant propagation team leader extraordinaire. Many of the plants in this sale are the last Mike shepherded for our Chapter. Enjoy them with his good wishes. 

Mike working in our propagation area

Suncrest Nurseries

Santa Cruz County CNPS gratefully thanks Suncrest Nurseries for their continued hosting of our propagation endeavors. Suncrest generously provides nursery space and materials, allowing us to bring more of CA’s native flora to your gardens.

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