Beautiful scarlet red flowers open from bottom to top. Blooms for several weeks starting in July. Prefers full sun to partial shade and moist, rich soil. Showy plant great for the garden or wetland planting, visited by hummingbirds and butterflies. Short-lived perennial, but a prolific self-seeder and fast grower. Height: 4′.
Seedlings come in 3 1/8″ bio-degradable pots.
A word about native plants: perennial plants, often with deep roots. Transplant them carefully as they dislike root disturbance. They are slow growing, and will not flower until the second year or later.