Zauschneria latifolia
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Zauschneria latifolia

hummingbird trumpet

  family onagraceae 
  genus zauschneria 

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Genus  Zauschneria Species  latifolia Variety  Cultivar  Common names  hummingbird trumpet Family  ONAGRACEAE Specimen number  S11402 Data source  HtZn p182
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Perennial Life span  3 - 10 years Annual cycle  Not applicable Stature  Flower Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Various Overall height  1' - 3' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Full sun Water  Dry to moist Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Neutral USDA hardiness  USDA zones 08a-11 AHS heat zones  Heat zones 12-08 Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  yes Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Zauschneria latifolia has flowers that hummingbirds love to feed on. Hummingbird trumpet can survive cold winter nights that go as low as 10� Fahrenheit. This plant needs summer days with high heat. This species does best in full sun. It needs soil that is dry to moist.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  yes Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes 
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Various Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  no Culinary uses  Nutritional value  Edible parts  Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes  Zauschneria latifolia may have originated from Western United States.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Zauschneria latifolia is a perennial. Flowers: Hummingbird trumpet has trumpet shaped flowers. Flowers begin in June and don't stop until October. The blossoms are most often a scarlet color.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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