Full sin; little to moderate water, well drained soil; deep, weekly irrigation during the bloom season will keep plants healthy and prolong the flower display. Deciduous shrub; may be evergreen in mild winters. This shrub is one of the most popular summer bloomers in ow desert areas. Fast growth rate to 6-10ft tall and wide. From summer through fall this tropical looking shrub produces loads of spectacular orange-red flower clusters. Useful for quick screening. You m ay cut this shrub back to 6-12in. above the ground during the winter.