Galvezia speciosa 'Firecracker'
Island Bush Snapdragon
This evergreen shrub grows 2 to 3 feet high and spreads or trails 3 to 5 feet wide. Its scarlet flowers bloom most of the year but are most abundant in spring. This is a very showy plant. It will tolerate most soils and requires little water. Plant it in full sun on the coast or in light shade inland.
Wildlife value: Island Bush Snapdragon attracts hummingbirds, butterflies, and other nectar seekers.