Magical mint: Monardella macrantha 'Marian Sampson'
|Monardella macrantha 'Marian Sampson' at the Garden at Kendrick Lake|
I have had many people tell me that they've had trouble growing this: I thought it would be insgructrive to see how well it's doing in four or five local gardens (many public with infrequent attention) and looking mighty good indeed! I have many more pictures from previous years...perhaps I shall add rhesel
|Monardella macrantha 'Marian Sampson' at the Garden APEX crevice garden in Arvada|
|Monardella macrantha 'Marian Sampson' at the Garden at the Colorado Springs Xeriscape Demonstration Garden|
|Another one at Kendrick Lake|
|Monardella macrantha 'Marian Sampson' in the garden of Domenique Turnbull in Green Mountain Falls, Colorado|
|Same plant with the surrrounding context|
Most of these pictures were taken in September--this is obviously a wonderful plant for late summer color in our climate. I think It merits a lot more testing: I think a star has been born!