5" Brilliant, scarlet-red blooms with yellow eyes and ruffled edges are unusually color-fast. Heat and humidity tolerant. Robust foliage, wind-resistant stalks. Tetraploid. Midseason.
Adaptable low maintenance plants, they are very resistant to drought and heat but can also tolerate wetter conditions, coastal sites, and clay soil. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Pull off dead or yellow leaves and remove spent bloom stalks to keep plants tidy and to encourage additional flowers from rebloomers. Remove all dead foliage in late fall. Divide every 3 years to maintain vigor.
Individual blooms last for a single day, but lots of buds keep them blooming for an extended period.