Hummingbird Trumpet (Epilobium canum subsp. latifolium)

Red tubular flowers with gray-green leaves in the background.

Russ Kleinman, CC

Hummingbird Trumpet (Epilobium canum subsp. latifolium) is a hardy sprawling subshrub that blooms in summer into fall. The tubular orange-red flowers are loved by hummingbirds that have a long bill and tongue to access the nectar. It spreads through stolons. This is an Arizona native and other species are native in different parts of the West sometimes found under the old genus name Zauschneria with commercial cultivars. Syn. Zauschneria arizonica.

Last updated: July 31, 2021

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