Odontonema cuspidatum, Red Firespike (formerly O.strictum)
Height: 2 to 4' H x 2'W
Light: Part Sun to Shade
Bloom: Long spikes of 3'' tubular flowers
Bloom Time: Late Spring Fall
Growth Habit: Clumping herbaceous perennial. Large glossy leaves. Cold hardy.
Comments: Performs best in shade; leaves get yellow with too much sun but will still bloom. Great addition to the back of a perennial border. A favorite of hummingbirds.
Photo: Tauʻolunga, CC BY-SA 3.0 <http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/>,