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Dichelostemma ida-maia


Firecracker flower is a distinctive Dichelostemma with cool red, green and white tubular flowers held in clusters.

Firecracker flower has narrow, grass-like foliage gives rise to 12-24 inch stems sporting intriguing clusters of red, green, and white tubular flowers. Popular with hummingbirds and butterflies. Appreciates reasonable moisture when in growth but keep dry when dormant. Dichelostemma ida-maia is native to southern Oregon and northern California.

Common Name: Firecracker Flower - [Summer B&B Pre-Order]

Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)

Zone Hardiness: (5)6-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 4-8"

Primary Bloom Colour: Red

Secondary Bloom Colour: Green

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Early Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits: Hummingbirds, Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Mountain forests, woodlands, coastal meadows.


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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