The flowers of this plant are carried high above the leaves and are of a peculiar shape. The lower lip is swept backward and the stamens extend beyond the upper lip. All parts of the flower are a brilliant, red-orange hue.
Nativar Research Project - contribute your pollinator observations of this native plant and four of its cultivars: ‘Santa Cruz Island Gold,' ‘Jelly Beans Citron,’ 'Jelly Beans Vanilla Snow,' and ‘Red Dragon.’
Blooming April through October, the handsome red flowers of this plant are popular with the hummingbirds.