Photo by: Tijs Huisman
Predominant Flower Color: Yellow, Orange, Red
Flower/Truss Description: Funnel shaped, slight acrid fragrance, yellow, orange to red, large blotch. Tube is longer than lobes. Ball-shaped truss holds 6-11 flowers.
Fragrant: Yes slightly
Foliage Description: Leaves ovate or obovate to elliptic, up to 3" long, deciduous.
Height: 3 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: -5°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): E
Sub Genus: Pentanthera
Sub Section: Pentanthera
Geographical Origin: E N America (Georgia, S Carolina)