Galvezia speciosa 'Firecracker'
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Species Name: Galvezia speciosa 'Firecracker'
Common Name: Firecracker island snapdragon
- Excellent accent shrub for dry, shady areas. Recommended under oaks. A hummingbird favorite. Tolerates clay, salt, wind. Deep soak occasionally for lusher growth.
- Plant Family: Scrophulariaceae
- Plant Type: Shrub
- Height by Width: 2-3' H x 3' W
- Growth Habit: Compact and dense
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Sun Exposure: Part sun to part shade
- Soil Preference: Adaptable
- Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
- Cold Hardy to: Frost tender
- Flower Season: Spring/Summer
- Flower Color: Bright red
- Endangered?: Not listed
- Distribution: Selected for use in the garden; introduced by TOLN
- Natural Habitat: Rocky cliffs, canyons, rocky coastal scrub. Elevation: below 2700'.
- Care and Maintenance
- Other Names
- Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.