A tender perennial in the north, Plants grow 28' tall and have flat umbels of red flowers with orange hoods, flowers the first year. Plants are loved by butterflies. Blooms all summer with new flowers produced as the stems grow. Soak seed in warm water for 24 hours sow and lightly cover, germination in 5-20 days. This is a subtropical plant that will flower very well the first year and be loved by Butterflies and those that make cut flowers for vases.