flame acanthus


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\\ flame acanthus (ANQUW)

\\ flame acanthus (ANQUW)

plant details

flame acanthus


latin name: Anisacanthus quadrifidus

usda code: ANQUW

alternative name(s): Hummingbird bush, Wright’s desert honeysuckle, Wright acanthus, Mexican flame


ecotopes class: sunny perennials + shrubs

ecological condition(s): sunny edge

size range: medium – 3-8 ft

habit: shrub

leaf retention: deciduous

light requirement: full sun – part-shade

color signature: red flowers triggered by rains

native range