*Height: 2 to 3 Feet
*It is a sub-shrub perennial in warmer climates and an annual where winter temperatures stay below freezing for more than a few hours at a time.
*It is a good bedding plant and useful in borders where brilliant color is desired. The plant can be used as a stunning scarlet-flowered hedge which will be in bloom for months. The plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and birds.