Russelia sp. 'Raspberry Choice'

Category: Sun Perennials
Family: Plantaginaceae
Origin: San Carlos Mountains, Mexico
Evergreen: yes
Flower Color: bright red
Bloom Time: spring to freeze
Height: 3 ft
Width: 3 ft
Exposure: sun to part sun
Irrigation: low
Cold Hardiness: 7 F
Description: This plant was completely lost to the nursery except for a small specimen that volunteered years ago along the wall of a dilapidated greenhouse. When nursery operations resumed, it was propagated again. It's a tough plant.