Beloperone californica is a deciduous shrub to 4 ft., gray-green succulent plant with tubular red to yellow flowers, native to deserts of California, Ariz. and Mex., will freeze to ground but will usually grow back, good for desert borders or dry coastal gardens. It will not take total desert drought as it grows in desert washes in the warmer areas with Desert Willow. Often in sandy plains. Mix with Desert Willow, California Poppy, Encelia farinosa and Salvia clevelandii(X) or Salvia apiana.
Syn. Justicia californica.
Beloperone californica tolerates sand.
Beloperone californica is great for a bird garden and a butterfly garden.
Foliage of Beloperone californica has color green-gray and is deciduous.
Flower of Beloperone californica has color red.
Communities for Beloperone californica:Creosote Bush Scrub.