quadrifidus v. wrightii
Flame honeysuckle, Hummingbird bush
Origin: Native to Chihuahuan Desert, southwest Texas.
Temperature: Hardy to 5 degrees
Light: Full sun
Soil: Tolerates wide range of soils but prefers good drainage
Water: Low water use.
Deciduous shrub, 5' x 5'. Irregularly branching with
red to orange tube-shaped flowers in summer and fall.
Excellent hummingbird and
Low water, full sun for best flowers but also light partial
shade, hardy to 5° F. Tolerates a range of soils but prefers good drainage.
Prune severely every few years to renew. Allow pods
to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
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