Keckiella antirrhinoides Keckiella antirrhinoides var. microphylla
Common Name Yellow Bush Snapdragon, Snapdragon Penstemon,
Latin Name Keckiella antirrhinoides
Family Scrophulariaceae
Sunset zones / USDA zones 7-9, 12-24 / 8-10
Type / Form Shrub / Medium
Native Habitat 300 to 5,900 feet in several California habitats
Soil Dry, decomposed granite or sand preferred, low in organic content, well drained
Water Once or twice per month
Exposure Full sun
Height X Width 6 feet X 3 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Green evergreen leaves
Flowers Wonderfully fragrant, bright yellow flowers spring and summer and elegant foliage
Bark / Roots  
Maintenance Low
Propagation Seeds
Pests and diseases Caterpillars
Landscape uses Erosion control, rock garden, low maintenance, foliage accent, parkways, cut flowers
Garden Suitability Fragrance, Hummingbird, Mountain, Thornless, Butterfly, Fire Retardant, Mojave
Nature Value Butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees use flowers
Native American Uses Children sucked flowers for nectar
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