Castilleja affinis

Castilleja affinis

Indian paintbrush + bush monkeyflower



  • Perennial 6 to 24 inches tall
  • Grows in dry chaparral and coastal scrub
  • Sun or filtered sun
  • Requires a host plant as it parasitizes green roots
  • Tri-colored flowers (red, yellow and flushed with green)
  • Blooms March to May
  • Found in Molate, Bay hills,Diablo and Hamilton sections
  • Started on host plant, bush monkeyflower

Pt. Pinole


1 gal

bloom season Apr
pollinators Butterflies
habitat Chaparral
habitat Coastal scrub
dormancy Evergreen
sun Full Sun
soil Good
bloom season Jun
water Low
bloom season Mar
bloom season May
soil Moderate
sun Part Shade
flower color Red

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