Photo by: Boris Bauer
Predominant Flower Color: Orange, Red
Flower/Truss Description: Funnel-shaped, 1½" to 2" across, usually orange-red to vivid red, occasionally light orange. Inflorescence holds 4-7 flowers.
Foliage Description: Leaves elliptic to obovate, up to 6" long, medium green, deciduous. Upright, spreading, open growth habit.
Plant Habit: Non-stoloniferous shrub
Height: 4 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: -10°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): E
Sub Genus: Pentanthera
Sub Section: Pentanthera
Geographical Origin: E N America (Georgia, Alabama)