General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Plant Height: 8-12 inches
Plant Spread: 24-36 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Soft, silver-gray, needle-like.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Other: Orange-red
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Uses: Groundcover
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM

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Common names
  • Parrot's Beak
  • Coral Gem
  • Pelican's Beak

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