Diplacus puniceus

Red Bush Monkeyflower

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Red Bush Monkeyflower is a small shrub native to the coast areas of Southern California. It grows to about 2 feet high, has dark green leaves, and bright red trumpet-shaped flowers that can last for most of the year depending on rainfall. It is an important food source for hummingbirds. It prefers full sun by the coast and part shade inland.

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Common name: Red Bush Monkeyflower
Exposure: Sun or part shade
Water: No summer water
Form: Deciduous shrub
Height: 2 feet
Flower color: Red
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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