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Keckiella

Scrophulariaceae
Deciduous, Evergreen, Shrubs, Flowers

These woody-stemmed Southern California natives with tubular, lipped flowers were once listed as shrubby penstemons. Extremely drought-tolerant, they drop their leaves in summer unless watered. Need excellentdrainage.

Keckiella antirrhinoides, photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals & Perennials
Keckiella antirrhinoides, photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals & Perennials

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Keckiella antirrhinoides

Erect to spreading habit to 4 ft. tall, 3 ft. or wider; leaves less than 1 in. long. Abundant show of fragrant yellow flowers in late spring and summer. Full sun.

Keckiella cordifolia

To about 5 ft. tall andwide, sprawling. Behaves almost like a vine when growing among taller shrubs. Dark green leaves. Red, 1–2-in.-long, unscented flowers appear from late springinto early summer. A yellow-flowered variety is available.Full sun or partial shade.

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