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Year of Pollination: Scarlet Gilia and Its Pollinators

Flowers that are visited and/or pollinated by hummingbirds typically fit the following description: petals are brightly colored, often red; petals are fused to form a long, narrow tube; a “landing pad” is absent; abundant nectar is produced deep within the flower; and fragrance is weak or nonexistent. 977 more words



This is known as the Skyrocket flower. It’s scientific name is Scarlet Gilia and it grows all over the western United States. It can be found in desert canyons, mountain meadows, and subalpine boulder fields. 56 more words


They call it "Skyrocket"

Scarlet Gilia, Skyrocket ~ Ipomopsis aggregata, Gilia aggregata