Aromatic mint-family perennials native to California and adjacent states. Typically sprawling, with two-lipped flowers in clusters at stem ends. All require excellent drainage. Use in wild gardens or rock gardens.Monardella odoratissima
Bushy plant with a sprawling, woody base. Grows from 4 in. to 2 ft. high, spreading as wide as high. Hairy gray-green leaves; 1-in.-wide heads of small purplish flowers in summer and early fall. Has been used to make a fragrant tea.
Native to Mexico and Guatemala. Grown in the Zones 1–24, but must be lifted and stored in cold-w...
Native to Iran, Afghanistan, and central Asia. Absolutely covered with slender, sinuous spikes of...
Tight, dense, spherical red-purple flower clusters top 2-ft. stems in summer. Spreads freely.