Ipomopsis aggregata

This showy biennial is a favorite of hikers. In its first year, Scarlet Gilia produces a clump of grassy basal leaves. In the second year it shoots up tall spikes covered with brilliant orange-red flowers. Will self-sow once established. Great hummingbird plant.  More info here.

Plant details

  • Common name: Scarlet Gilia
  • Zone: 4
  • Exposure: Sun
  • Height x Width: 24" x 12"
  • Native to: Idaho