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Hummingbird bush (Anisacanthus quadrifidus var. wrightii)

$ 9.95
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Size: 1 gal

See more: Shrub

Hummingbird bush is a well-rounded shrub that has a lot to offer. Its bright red blooms are prized by hummingbirds and butterflies, and heat doesn’t bother it once it is established. It grows quickly and likes to spread, so give it plenty of room to grow and provide occasional shearing. A versatile shrub, hummingbird bush will tolerate light shade but blooms best in sunny spots. Use it as an anchor plant or make it a part of a perennial bed.

 

AT A GLANCE

Texas native Yes
Water use  Low
Sun exposure Full to part sun
Bloom color Red, orange
Bloom time Summer, fall
Mature height 3-4 ft
Mature spread 3-4 ft
Attracts Butterflies, hummingbirds
Host plant Janais patch butterfly, Texan crescent butterfly, Crimson Patch butterfly, Elada Checkerspot butterfly
Deer resistant Yes
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