- Common Name(s):
- Fire pink, Indian pink
- Perennials, Wildflowers
Wildlife - Flowers are attractive to hummingbirds, butterflies, and other pollinators. Songbirds eat the seeds.
- Spring, summer
- 1-1.5 ft.
- Widely spaced pairs of narrow leaves; lower leaves are 3 to 5 in. long
- 1 in. brilliant red flower with five spreading petals that are 2-pronged at the tip; greenish sepals tinged with red are united into a sticky tube with a 5-toothed rim
- Well-drained, average soil; sun to partial shade
- Life Cycle:
NCCES plant id: 2729