Zauschneria californica

California Fuchsia
Plant Type

Shrub

Evergreen-Deciduous

Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Small

Mature Height & Spread

30″ x 30-36″

Exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun

Water

Medium, Low Water

Flower Color

Red

Bloom Time

Summer, Fall

Special Features

Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Low Water Use

Container Sizes

#1

Natural Growth Habit

Clumping

Sunset Garden Zones

2-11, 14-24

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone

8-10

Fast-growing perennial sub-shrub to 30 tall x 30-36″ wide. Small lance-shaped gray-green foliage provides the background to the tall showy spikes of tubular red flowers that appear on the branch tips in late-summer and fall. A favorite of hummingbirds this species is well suited for native gardens slopes and hillsides or in containers or planter boxes. Low water needs once established. Sun to light shade.

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