Anisacanthus quadrifidus v. wrightii


Common Name: Flame Acanthus
Bloom Color: Orange/Yellow
Bloom Season: Summer to Early Fall
Description:

Bright orange tubular flowers, long mid summer to fall bloom. Drought tolerant. Dies back in winter, cut back to ground in spring. This plant serves as the larval host for a beautiful native butterfly called the Vesta Crescent.

Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 36"
Mature Width: 30"
Garden Notes: Great plant! Starts blooming end of July till cooler days of fall. Hummingbirds love it and butterflies feed on nectar as well. Throws seed several feet to get new plants, not hard to remove.