ORANGE CARPET® hummingbird trumpet

Epilobium canum subsp. garrettii 'PWWG01S'

Epilobium canum subsp. garrerrii (Zauschneria garrettii) - Orange Carpet hummingbird trumpet, Plant Select
Rapidly spreading groundcover with masses of orange-scarlet flowers in summer. A selection made from seed collected in Idaho, this is the best form of California fuchsia for high altitude or cool climate gardens. Perennial. Xeriscape.

Tips from the pros: To help establish new transplants, provide supplemental winter water for the first couple of years if winter conditions are dry. Needs full sun for best growth. Thrives in disturbed soils - aerate surrounding soil with push aerator or spading fork from time to time.
Plant Type Perennial
Height 4-6 inches
Width 18-24 inches
Flowering Season Mid- to late summer
Flower Color Orange
Sun Sun, Part Sun
Water Needs Moderate to xeric
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 3-8
Soil Type sandy, loam
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest No
North American Native Yes
Year Introduced 2001
Annual Commercial Maintenance No maintenance or trim a few inches each year to promote spreading the plant into a wider size.
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance Follow annual maintenance. This is a long lived perennial and continously spreads out from center at a resonable rate, but divide if it grows too large.
Elevation Guide Up to 8150 ft

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