Lovely, lemon-yellow flowers bloom all summer and stand out beautifully against the bright green foliage. Plant it where you’ll be able to enjoy watching the hummingbirds and butterflies it will attract. Grows easily in infertile, well-drained soil. Drought tolerant enough for harsh planting sites.
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Bunches of bright yellow flowers bloom all summer
Lends a lush, tropical feel to the landscape
Deer and rabbits tend to leave this plant alone
Withstands the strong reflective heat of asphalt
Fast growing and drought tolerant
Washes, rocky slopes, gravelly foothills, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and Mexico at 2,000 to 6,000 ft.
To attract hummingbirds plant plenty of nectar rich flowers and don’t forget about water. The birds need a water source for drinking and bathing. Incorporating a birdbath or solar fountain will make all of your birds happy.
Prune in late winter after the threat of frost has passed.