Zones: 9 to 10
Size: To 15' tall
Growth Rate: Fast
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
[quote:… the Spaniards call it Paxarito, which signifies a little bird ; from the resemblance the expanded blossoms have to little humming-birds flying.] (Bot. Repos.)
Grown primarily as an annual in the US. Leaves divided, bright yellow flowers in summer and autumn. Moist well-drained soil.
Published in Sp. Pl. 1: 345 in 1753.
Native to Peru.