Thank you to the Beekeeper's Guild of Santa Barbara for the Bee Friendly Award for Santa Barbara Mesa Insectary Garden August 2, 2019!
A collaboration of three neighbors, this 120' x 4' garden has been growing since January 2017. The plants in the Santa Barbara Mesa Insectary Garden are natives from California and Baja California. If you are knowledgeable about specific insects for a plant, please contact us. * Asterisk = SB Botanic Garden Pollinator List [Insects in brackets, nectar or host]
Woolly Blue Curls, Hummingbird Sage, Lupine
Grindelia stricta, Coastal Gum Plant 07-04-19
Hyptis emoryi ‘Silver Lining’ Desert Lavender -
These tiny flowers are 1/8" across.