Zauschneria canum var. arizonica Sky Island Orange

Hummingbird Trumpet

 
 
Orange Zauschneria canum var. arizonica Sky Island Orange, Zauschneria canum var. arizonica Sky Island Orange, Sky Island Orange Hummingbird Trumpet

An especially graceful selection of Hummingbird Trumpet, Zauschneria canum var. arizonica 'Sky Island Orange' blooms in early fall with hundreds of long, bright orange nodding tubular flowers.

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Regular Price: $10.99

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per plant - 5" deep pot You save: 20%
Zones 5 - 8
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Attract Hummingbirds
Attract Hummingbirds
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Native
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Annual Rainfall
Average
Drought Resistant / Waterwise
10 to 20", 20 to 30"
Ideal Region
Only in Western US
Bloom Time Early fall
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Size Plant - 5" deep pot
SKU HBLZ951

Details

An especially graceful selection of Hummingbird Trumpet, 'Sky Island Orange' blooms in early fall with hundreds of long, bright-orange nodding tubular flowers. This fall-blooming perennial is eagerly fed upon by migrating hummingbirds who benefit from its nectar-rich flowers. Zauschneria does best when not grown too dry; it appreciates regular watering during dry summers and when it's blooming.
SKU HBLZ951
Common Name Hummingbird Trumpet
Botanical Name Zauschneria canum var. arizonica Sky Island Orange
Zones 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Flower Color Orange
Mature Height 30-36" tall
Mature Spread 30-36" wide
Bloom Time Early fall
Ships As Potted Plant
Native Yes
Planting Time Spring / Summer, Fall
Soil Type Clay Soil, Sandy Soil, Average Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Drought Resistant / Waterwise
Amount of Rain 10 to 20", 20 to 30"
Advantages Deer Resistant, Attract Hummingbirds, Rabbit Resistant, Native
Special Groups High Country Gardens Exclusive, High Country Gardens Introduction
Ideal Region Western Only, Coastal California
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

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High Country GardensZauschneria canum var. arizonica Sky Island Orange
 
4.3

(based on 8 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (7)
  • Hardy (7)
  • Healthy (6)
  • Accurate instructions (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Garden (5)
  • Outdoors (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (4), Master gardener (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (7)

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5.0

Incredible color!

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from North Attleboro, MA

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Pros

  • Attractive
  • Healthy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Patio

    Comments about High Country Gardens Zauschneria canum var. arizonica Sky Island Orange:

    I got this in the spring...it was small but I had hope for it. I put it in a small pot on the patio all summer..the greenery was healthy...toward the end of the summer it really started getting full looking and then the flowers came. Wow! Gorgeous shade of bright orange. The hummingbirds love it and so do I. I plan to order more in the spring.

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    3.0

    Attractive plant

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    from Albemarle, NC

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    Pros

    • Attractive
    • Hardy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Garden

      Comments about High Country Gardens Zauschneria canum var. arizonica Sky Island Orange:

      This plant arrived very healthy. When our summer got hot, the bottom stems starting dying. I needed to water more. I am waiting to see if that helps it.

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      5.0

      Just what I was looking for, can't wait until fall bloom

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      from Santa Fe NM

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      Pros

      • Accurate Instructions
      • Attractive
      • Hardy
      • Healthy
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Garden
        • Outdoors

        Comments about High Country Gardens Zauschneria canum var. arizonica Sky Island Orange:

        Put it in front of my home where I took out a very ugly broom. It has no protection from critters and it is growing nicely. I hope it gets as big as it is described as it will be wonderful in fall.

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        5.0

        Good for hot, dry spots

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        from Salt Lake City, Ut

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        Pros

        • Accurate Instructions
        • Hardy
        • Healthy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Outdoors

          Comments about High Country Gardens Zauschneria canum var. arizonica Sky Island Orange:

          I have several of these planted on a hot, western facing exposure. In clay. Once established, very little TLC is required, other than an occasional soaking when the ground gets really dry and hard. I planted several of these a few years ago and have been really impressed with thier hardiness and ability to thrive under harsh conditions. Hummingbirds like them, also.

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          5.0

          Great flower for that hot spot in your yard

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          from Klamath Falls, Oregon

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          Pros

          • Attractive
          • Drougth Resistent
          • Hardy
          • Long-lived

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hot Xeriscape

            Comments about High Country Gardens Zauschneria canum var. arizonica Sky Island Orange:

            Used this plant on south facing slope of xeriscape garden at residences in Reno, NV and Klamath Falls, Oregon. Love that it survives the hot spots at the end of the drive and blooms for a long time. Nice carpet of red.

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            4.0

            Zauschneria

            By 

            from Grand Junction, CO

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            Pros

            • Accurate Instructions
            • Attractive
            • Hardy
            • Healthy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Garden
              • Outdoors

              Comments about High Country Gardens Zauschneria canum var. arizonica Sky Island Orange:

              Useful for filling in a bare spot with color that I know will glow out in the fall.

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              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              great in the right place

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              from Los Alamos, NM

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              Pros

              • Accurate Instructions
              • Attractive
              • Hardy
              • Healthy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Garden
                • Outdoors

                Comments about High Country Gardens Zauschneria canum var. arizonica Sky Island Orange:

                Plant this plant with care. My plant sprawled over the cement driveway and turned it black. The stain does not wash off. It also stained all the pink gravel mulch dark brown-black and since the plant lost all it's leaves and died right back to the surface it is very unattractive now until it recovers the area.
                But it spreads very well and is hardy AND the hummingbirds love it. It's a great plant as long as it's placed somewhere where the staining isn't an issue - like wood chips or just mulched soil.

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                4.0

                I would hardily recommend this plant !

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                from Medina,Oh. 44256

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                Pros

                • Attractive
                • Hardy
                • Healthy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Garden
                  • Hotdry Hillsides
                  • Outdoors
                  • Patio

                  Comments about High Country Gardens Zauschneria canum var. arizonica Sky Island Orange:

                  Good hummingbird plant. Thrives in poor clay soil, Takes hot, dry tough conditions.

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                  USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

                  To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

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                  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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