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September Plant of the Month: Epilobium

September Plant of the Month: Epilobium

September is here and we’ve got a plant for you this month that is just starting the show off while most flowering plants are starting to tire out – enter Epilobium, the fuchsia of California! If you’re looking for plants to feed hummingbirds, look no further than this tubular flowering perennial/subshrub. This California native is best suited to sunny or lightly shaded spots and is tolerant of drought once established. They are hardy to less than 10° F, so if you’ve got winter cold spells, this is a safe bet. Don’t overwater during...