Zones: 9 to 12
Size: To 30" tall and 36" spread
Flowers have a purple calyx and red petals that look like ears. Blooms in leaf axils. Attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies. Tolerate some shade and drought but best will regular watering.
'Flamenco Cha Cha' PP#20300 - vivid purple flowers, 24" tall and wide
Native to Mexico.
Published in Nov. Veg. Descr. (La Llave & Lexarza) 1: 20 in 1824.
I purchased a 4" pot from Nurseries Caroliniana in May 2013 and potted it up with Variegated Tapioca and Cape Plumbago.