An uncommon, but beautiful native perennial, producing upward facing coral-red tubular buds that open to show off the star-like flowers with a creamy yellow to greenish yellow throat. The unusual flowers are produced in large clusters and are born from spring to summer. An easy and reliable, clump forming native that slowly develops into a mass of sturdy stems with nearly every one topped by a beautiful inflorescence. Winter dormant.
Grows To: 16-24''H x 12-18''W
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 5,6,7,8,9
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Outdoor Light: AM sun, Part shade, Light shade
pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic
Soil & Moisture: Average to moist but not wet, well-drained, moderately fertile, acidic soils.
Fertilizing: Use a balanced, non-burning fertilizer in early spring if needed.
Pruning: Remove dead late winter stems if needed.
Deer Resistance: Not Normally Bothered
Native To / Origin: US - Southern, Eastern, and Central
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This plant may be toxic to humans and/or animals, click here for details
Please be advised that humans and/or animals may have allergic reactions if part(s) of this plant are consumed or by coming into contact with sap from bruised or broken plant parts: All plant parts are considered poisonous if ingested, particularly if eaten in large amounts.
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Container Size: 2.25 inch T / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml