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Epilobium 'Sierra Salmon'

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Species Name: Epilobium canum 'Sierra Salmon'
Common Name: Sierra Salmon California fuchsia

Awesome salmon- colored trumpet flowers attract hummingbirds. Good for erosion control and fall color!

Plant Family: Onagraceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1-3' H x 1-3' W
Growth Habit: Upright growth, spreading
Deciduous/Evergreen: Semi-deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 10 degrees F
Flower Season: Late Summer/Fall
Flower Color: Salmon
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Selected for use in the garden.
Natural Habitat: Dry slopes, ridges, canyons, hillsides below 10,000'

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Other Names
  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
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