Ocotillo

Scientific Name Fouquieria splendens
Plant Type Yuccas/Cacti
Mature Height 20'
Plant Spread 8'
Flower Color Orange, Red
Bloom Time Spring to Summer
Character Deciduous
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Requirement Low
Wildlife Value Hummingbirds, Butterflies, Bees
Uses Structural Accent, Shrub Border, Mass Planting
Texas Native Yes
Description A spiny stick-like plant with unbranched stems arising from a single base, Dotted with thorns and small glossy green leaves, Showy dense clusters of red flowers emerge Spring and Summer.
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