Hummingbirds thrill to the sight of the rich, salmon-red flowers in early spring, and aggressively compete for them. Shrub-like, it is lush, stout, and dense, with curious irregular pods in fall that hold shiny brown seeds within (like a horse chestnut). Southeastern North American native.
Mature size: 12 x 12 ft in 10 years
Minimum temperature: -10° F