Erythranthe cardinalis

Erythranthe cardinalis

scarlet monkeyflower



  • Perennial that grows in moist loamy soil or along stream banks
  • Grows to about 2 feet tall in full or partial sun
  • Scarlet flowers in late spring and summer
  • Found in Bay hills, Diablo and Hamilton sections
  • also reported in Flatlands, Sycamore Grove and Los Vaqueros watershed sections

Bay Hills, Canyon, Huckleberry RP, Livermore, Mt. Diablo, Mt. Diablo north, Oakland, Wildcat RP


1 gallon, 2 gallon, 4 inch, Deepot

bloom season Aug
pollinators Bees
pollinators Birds
pollinators Butterflies
habitat Coastal scrub
sun Full Sun
pollinators Hummingbirds
bloom season Jul
bloom season Jun
bloom season May
water Mod
sun Part Shade
soil Poor
flower color Red
habitat Riparian
bloom season Sep
growth habit Upright
soil Wetland
dormancy winter

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