• Overview
    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
  • Detail
    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
    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.