Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Sun
Full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Low
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Reaches 18-24 in. tall and wide. Bloom spikes to 36 in. tall.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Attracts Hummingbirds
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Summer
Plant type:Perennial
Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
Sunset climate zones:2 - 9, 14 - 24
Growth rate:Fast
Average landscape size:Reaches 18-24 in. tall and wide. Bloom spikes to 36 in. tall.
Foliage color:Green
Blooms:Summer
Flower color:Red
Flower attributesFlowers for Cutting
Garden styleCottage, Tropical
Care Information
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old flower stalks. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.Pruning time: fall.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Sun
Full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Low
Once established, needs only occasional watering.