January 26, 2023
Zauschneria californica 'Dublin'

Zauschneria californica 'Dublin'

Zauschneria californica ‘Dublin’ is a compact, sub-shrub. It is part of the Onagraceae family of plants. Other synonyms include Epilobium canum or Zauschneria cana. They also call it Zauschneria californica ‘Glasnevin’, Zauschneria cana ‘Dublin’, Zauschneria ‘Glasnevin’, or Epilobium californicum ‘Dublin’. It is native to the west coast of North America. It grows to about 18in or 35cm tall.

Zauschneria californica 'Dublin'
Zauschneria californica ‘Dublin’ at Kew Gardens, London, UK

Zauschneria californica ‘Dublin’ has grayish-green, lance-shaped leaves. It flowers in late summer. The flower are bright red and appear on spikes. Hummingbirds like these flowers.

How to grow Zauschneria californica ‘Dublin’:

Grow Zauschneria californica ‘Dublin’ in the sun. Plant it in sandy, well-drained soil. Shelter it from strong wind. Zauschneria californica ‘Dublin’ is drought tolerant. It is generally pest-free and disease-free. Watch out for slugs and snails. Propagate from seed, division, or softwood cuttings. You can cut back Zauschneria californica ‘Dublin’ in early spring to generate new growth.

Zauschneria californica 'Dublin'
Zauschneria californica ‘Dublin’
Zauschneria californica 'Dublin'
Zauschneria californica ‘Dublin’

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