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Fouquieria macdougalii, Mexican Tree Ocotillo

Fouquieria macdougalii

Mexican Tree Ocotillo
Family: Fouquieriaceae
Origin: Mexico
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunModerate waterDry conditionsRed/crimson/vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Semi-evergreen shrub. Spiny tree or treelike shrub with shrot trunk. Leaves are small and drought deciduous. Loose clusters of small bright red tubular flowers are present whenever plant is in leaf.

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