As not much is blooming in my garden yet, there is one plant that is spectacular in bud.
After the flowers have finished blooming, the plant can be cut back to four inches or so to encourage a new flush or leaves. A very drought tolerant plant and of course is sun loving.
I was so pleased with this variety, that last year I purchased E. 'Bonfire' that matures to a deep red and remains so until frost. A little more compact, it reaches 10 inches tall.
As you can see here, the leaves are even starting out red so I expect a vibrant colour for the season.
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