return to index  

Mondarella macrantha

June 15 2012 at 1:50 PM
  (Login kathijr)
Hummingbird Member 2006

I'm always looking for interesting container plants for hummingbirds since we do so much container gardening due to our clay soil. I thought I'd give this California wildflower called Mondarella macrantha a try. It started blooming last week. The hummers haven't found it yet, but here's a photo:

[linked image]

I purchased it from Sweet Nectar Nursery, but here's a link to it at High County Gardens too:

http://www.highcountrygardens.com/index/page/product/product_id/4503
http://www.sweetnectarnursery.com/index.php?main_page=product_plant_info&cPath=49&products_id=618

It's in morning sun and afternoon shade. I have to admit that I was not expecting it to live or ever bloom in our climate (we've had up and down success with California native plants in Wisconsin.)

[linked image]

Kathi and Michael Rock
Madison, Wisconsin
Zone 4/5
[linked image]

 
 Respond to this message   
Response TitleAuthorDate
 Re: Mondarella macrantha Jun 15, 2012, 2:50 PM
 An old friend Jun 15, 2012, 2:57 PM
 Re: Mondarella macrantha Jun 15, 2012, 4:40 PM
 Monderella macrantha Jun 15, 2012, 5:01 PM
 Re: Mondarella macranthaWardJun 15, 2012, 6:23 PM
 Re: Mondarella macrantha Jun 16, 2012, 9:05 AM
 Re: Mondarella macrantha Jun 19, 2012, 2:44 AM
Browse for your picture, Select and Open, Upload picture, Copy the "Shareable" code, Paste it in your message.
You can upload unlimited image files up to 2MB each for FREE.
Upload Now is an independent image hosting service and is not associated with this forum.
Translate to another language

Enter a long URL to make tiny:

PLEASE VISIT OUR OTHER SITES:

Feathered Friends Helpful Tips The Bug Forum The Butterfly Forum The Brugmansia Forum

Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites

The Hummingbird Forum was founded on September 15, 2005