This spectacular red flowering biennial attracts butterflies and hummingbirds galore! It thrives in a wide range of soils from caliche to rich bottom lands. Grows from North Carolina to Florida to Texas. Plants bloom the second spring after planting. After its blooming period the second year, the plant reseeds readily before dying. Seedlings can be transplanted in late fall. The plants are highly popular as cut flowers, often lasting a week or more.