Scrophularia macrantha

Also known as:

  • Red Birds in a Tree

Plant Type

perennial

Zones

6a-10b

Size

H:3'-4'
W:18"

Growing Conditions

Soil Needs:

clay, adaptable, well-drained, rich, sandy/gritty

Water Needs:

regular, occasional, low

Sun Exposure:

sun, dappled shade

Features

Flowers:

red

Wildlife:

hummingbirds

Flowering Time:

summer, fall

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Far Reaches Farm

Port Townsend, Washington

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Far Reaches Farm

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Port Townsend, Washington

360-385-5114

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Annie's Annuals & Perennials

Richmond, California

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Annie's Annuals & Perennials

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Richmond, California

888-266-4370

www.anniesannuals.com

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Plant Select®

Denver, Colorado

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Plant Select®

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Denver, Colorado

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Port Townsend, Washington

360-385-5114

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Description by: Far Reaches Farm

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Sometimes we like common names and this is one of those time. New Mexico native where it grows in moist canyons. Small white-lipped red tubular flowers in clustered congeniality throughout the summer to the delight of the nectar feeders. Likes to lean on other plants.

Description by: Annie's Annuals & Perennials

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Invite a flock of flowery crimson birds to your garden early Spring through Fall with this long-blooming, DROUGHT, HEAT & CLAY tolerant native to the highlands of New Mexico. This very rare Penstemon relative makes a rockstar hellstrip plant the hummingbirds adore. Growing to 36" high & 18" wide with handsome sprays of deep green, serrated foliage it's found on steep rocky cliffs at elevations of over 7000' making it an excellent plant for those of you in mountainous areas. It loves to intertwine with neighboring plants for support, Salvias are excellent buddies.

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Denver, Colorado

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Introduced in 1996 by High Country Gardens, this rare penstemon cousin has showy crimson tubular flowers which are produced in generous sprays above rich green serrated foliage. This southwestern uplands wildflower has shown great adaptability in gardens. Perennial. Sandy soil, clay or loam. USDA zones 4-9 (up to 8,000').

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Richmond, California

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