Common name: scarlet gilia, skyrocket
Botanical name: Ipomopsis aggregata
Light: full sun
Height: 12 – 36 inches
Water: low, drought tolerant
Soil type: variable sandy to clay soils
Biennial wildflower with trumpet-shaped, brilliant scarlet flowers in mid to late summer; erect stems and leaves are somewhat sticky; first year is a small rosette, blooms second year; attracts hummingbirds; gorgeous plant!