A fast-growing, clump-forming, woody-based Californian native with linear to oblong greyish-green woolly leaves. The bright scarlet, narrow funnel-shaped flowers attract hummingbirds. Drought tolerant but looks best with occasional summer irrigation.
Epilobium canum (Zauschneria californica)
Leaf texture : Woolly
Leaf shape : Linear to oblong
Leaf color : Greyish-green
Flower shape : Narrow, funnel-shaped
Flower color : Red
Foliage growth cycle : Semi-deciduous
Average size maturity width : 3-4 ft.
Average size maturity height : 1/2 - 1 ft.
Growth rate : Fast
USDA Zone : 5 to 10 F( Z7b)
Sunset zone : 2-11, 14-24
Water requirements : Moderate
Light exposure : Sun
Hummingbirds : Yes
Attractive bark : Yes