Zauschneria ‘Orange Carpet’ California Fuchsia

Orange Carpet California Fuchsia is vibrant perennial that’s perfect for butterfly or bee gardens and does best in full sun locations.

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Zauschneria ‘Orange Carpet’ California Fuchsia

Zauschneria garrettii ‘Orange Carpet’

Zone: 5-9
Exposure: Full Sun
Mature Size: 4-6ft H, 12-21ft W

Flower Colour: orange-red

Flowering Time: july to september

Description: This forms a low-growing mat of small green leaves, bearing a riot of small scarlet orange trumpet blooms from mid summer into the autumn. Flowers are attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies. An excellent choice for the sunny rock garden. Native to dry parts of several Western states, this plant really needs good drainage to survive wet winters. Evergreen in mild winter regions and somewhat shrubby in habit. Light pruning may be required occasionally in the spring. Very drought tolerant once established. Also said to be fairly deer resistant.

Ornamental Features: Drought Tolerant, Deer Resistant, Attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies

Landscape Features: Alpine and Rock Gardens, Border, Container, Edging, Evergreen, Ground Cover, Massed, Wild Flower 

Additional information

Size - Perennial

1 Gal, 11 cm, 15 cm, 2 Gal, 9 cm