Ipomopsis rubra is a Texas wildflower. It's great for attracting hummingbirds. The scarlet-red, trumpet-shaped flowers bloom on tall stems in late summer.
Ipomopsis rubra is a biennial that is usually sown in the fall in the south. It blooms the first year from seed if started early, so it can be grown as an annual in cooler zones. It self sows in my zone 5 garden. Also known as Gilia rubra. Hardy in zones 6-10.
Sowing Ipomopsis rubra Seeds:
Sow indoors 6 weeks before the last frost date. Barely cover the seeds. Full sun. Well-drained soil. Spacing 6".