Deciduous shrub 6-20 ft. tall and 10-15 ft. wide. Desirable for its
magenta spring flowers, yellow to red fall color, and dangling winter
seed pods. It is tolerant of many soil types, drought and oak root
fungus. Moderately fast grower. Attracts hummingbirds & butterflies.
Native statewide in California in foothills below 4500 ft. in chaparral
and woodland communities also Arizona and Utah. Drought resistant,
Reflected sun or shade, does not like high alkaline or saline soil.