Plant: deep rooted perennial to 3'
Origin: North American prairies and roadsides
Zone: 3 - 9
Flowers: bright orange to red clustered in racemes. Complicated pollination mechanism requires large insects like butterflies.
Foliage: simple, sessile leaves with no milky sap
Culture: sunny location in average soil. Toleates poor, dry, rocky soil. Attracts monarch butterflies.