Petalidium coccineum, Kaoko Petalidium

Petalidium coccineum

Kaoko Petalidium
Family: Acanthaceae
Origin: South Africa
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallFull sunModerate waterRed, crimson, vinous flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Petalidium coccineum is a species of a fast-growing shrub, up to 2.5 m in height, with red flowers and smooth, white bark. It is a sight to see with its showy, red, curved flowers and contrasting white stems, and is a colorful introduction to horticulture. It is very drought tolerant.

Petalidium coccineum, Kaoko Petalidium

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