Eriodictyon californicum - California Yerba Santa
Evergreen shrub to 6 ft tall and spreading via rhizome. Resinous dark green leaves with clusters of lilac bell-shaped flowers spring into summer. Terrific pollinator plant; flowers attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and other beneficials insects. Excellent plant for erosion control. Full sun, low water. Prefers faster-draining soils, tolerates sandy, clay and serpentine soils. Hardy to 10º F.