Galvezia speciosa

Island Bush Snapdragon

Galvezia speciosa
Galvezia speciosa
Genus:
GALVEZIA
Species:
Galvezia speciosa
Names:
Island Bush Snapdragon
Zones:
Zones 14-24
Needs:
Full SunPartial SunFull, Partial Minimal WaterMinimal
  • Description:

    GALVEZIA

    Native to Catalina, San Clemente, and Guadalupe islands (off the coast of Southern California). Usually grows 3 ft. high and 5 ft. wide, but can climb or lean on other shrubs and reach 8 ft. Leaves are about 1 in. long, half as wide. Scarlet, tubular, 1-in.-long flowers cluster toward tips of branches. Bloom is heaviest in midspring but intermittent throughout year. Endures light or heavy soils if drainage is adequate.

    ‘Firecracker’ is a compact form (2 to 3 ft. high and 3 ft. wide) with bright red flowers.

    Galvezia speciosa

    Usually grows 3 ft. high and 5 ft. wide, but can climb or lean on other shrubs and reach 8 ft. Leaves are about 1 in. long, half as wide. Scarlet, tubular, 1-in.-long flowers cluster toward tips of branches. Bloom is heaviest in midspring but intermittent throughout year. Endures light or heavy soils if drainage is adequate.

    ‘Firecracker’ is a compact form (2 to 3 ft. high and 3 ft. wide) with bright red flowers.

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