Zauschneria californica Ghostly Red
Epilobium canum ssp. canum Zauschneria californica
Common Name California Fuchsia, Red California Fuchsia, Hummingbird Trumpet,
Latin Name Zauschneria californica
Native Habitat 0 to 5,000 feet in central and southern California
Soil Dry, decomposed granite or sand preferred, low in organic content, well drained
Water Once or twice per month
Height X Width 3 feet X 5 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Fuzzy green stressdeciduous leaves
Garden Suitability Hummingbird, Songbird, Thornless, Butterfly, Fire Retardant
Ornamental Value Red flowers from mid-spring to early winter
Nature Value Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds, and birds
Native American Uses None
Links  
    Images http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/img_query?where-taxon=Epilobium+canum+ssp.+canum&where-anno=1
    Images, nursery, and data http://www.laspilitas.com/plants/698.htm
    Images and data http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1977/
    Images and data http://www.geocities.com/RainForest/Vines/7025/cal_fuchsia.html
    Distribution http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=2985
  May be invasive
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