Castilleja foliolosa   
 Castilleja foliolosa
 Castilleja foliolosa
Common Name Wooly Indian Paintbrush, Chaparral Paintbrush
Latin Name Castilleja foliolosa
Family Scrophulariaceae
Sunset zones / USDA zones   / 7-10
Type / Form Shrub / Small
Native Habitat Below 5,000 feet in southern Californian chaparral
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Exposure Full sun
Water None to once each dry month
Height X Width 3 feet X 3 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Evergreen, wooly gray, stress deciduous
Flowers Showy orange to red flowers March through June
Bark / Roots  
Maintenance None
Propagation Seed
Pests and diseases None
Landscape uses Container, rock garden, low maintenance, foliage accent, specimen
Garden Suitability Moonlight, Thornless, Songbird, Hummingbird
Ornamental Value Showy orange to red flowers March through June
Nature Value Attracts butterflies and hummingbirdsbirds
Native American Uses Children sucked on flowers for nectar
Links  
    Image http://www.callutheran.edu/wf/nca/family/nca-193.htm
    Image http://www.coepark.org/wildflowers/red/castilleja-foliolosa.html
    Images and data http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=1698
    Images, and data http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/160047/
    Images and data http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castilleja_foliolosa
    Images and data http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=CAFO2
    Images and data http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/showimage/155206/
    Data http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_JM_treatment.pl?7177,7206,7236
    Distribution, images, and data http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=CAFO2
    Nursery, images, and data http://www.cnplx.info/nplx/species?taxon=Castilleja+foliolosa
    Nursery, images, and data http://www.laspilitas.com/plants/1367.htm
    Nursery Oak Hills Nursery, 13874 Ranchero Road, Oak Hills, 92345, 760-947-6261
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