Dichelostemma ida-maia

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Dichelstemma ida-maia or firecracker flower is a spring flowering perennial that produces long trailing stems with clusters of dark red, yellow-green tipped, tubular flowers in early summer.  18-24” tall.  Grow in sun to part sun in well drained soil with a dry summer rest.  Hardy to -20 degrees  F. This Western wildflower is found near the coast from Northern California through the Siskiyou mountains where it receives a moist winter and dry summer.  It dies back after flowering and remains dormant until the rainy season.  

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