Epilobium canum 'Catalina'
Epilobium canum 'Catalina'

Epilobium canum 'Catalina'


California Fuchsia, Hummingbird Flower, and Hummingbird Trumpet

A deciduous perennial that grows up to one and a half feet tall and three feet wide.  It forms a dense spreading mat.  The red tubular flowers bloom summer through fall.  Plant with: Milkweed (Asclepias species), Giant Wild Rye (Elymus condensatus), Sand Aster (Corethrogyne filaginifolia), Sagebrush (Artemisia californica), Monkeyflower (Mimulus species), Encelia californicaBuckwheat(Eriogonum species), Heartleaf Keckiella (Keckiella cordifolia), Penstemon species, Salvia speciesBlue-eyed Grass (Sisyrinchium bellum)

Plant in full sun

- Best in well-drained loam, sand, and rocky soil

- Water once a month, especially during summer

- Deer resistant

- Hardy to 0 degrees

- Attracts hummingbirds, birds, and butterflies

-Native to California