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Ipomopsis rubra

Common Name(s):
Scarlet gilia, Standing cypress
Categories:
Annuals, Wildflowers
Comment:

Biennial grown as a half hardy annual; prefers well-drained soil; prefers cool climate; drought tolerant

Season:
Summer into fall
Light:
Sun to partial shade
Color:
Scarlet outside; yellow with red dots inside
Height:
2-6 ft.
Space:
6-9 in.
Foliage:
Pinnately divided leaves with numerous linear to thread-like bristle-tipped segments
Flower:
1 in. red, tubular flowers in a long, slender, branching cluster on a leafy stem; spreading corolla lobes marked inside with red spots against a yellow background
Site:
River banks, sandy open places

NCCES plant id: 91

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