PlantsSixalix→Pincushion Flower (Sixalix atropurpurea subsp. atropurpurea 'Royal Ruby')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Plant Height: 14 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Other: Deep red
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Butterflies

It's easy to see why the popular nickname for this plant is Pincu

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