Tall brilliant red spikes of flowers that are attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Glossy, bronze tinted bright green foliage. Best bloom is achieved in sun with wet conditions. Long blooming. Deer resistant.
Prefers full sun to part shade and humus-rich, moist to wet soils. Appreciates some shade in hotter areas.
Occasionally a plant may have white or pink, rather than red, blooms.
Avoid mulch or leaf cover over crown in winter.