Fouquieria splendens | Ocotillo

Ocotillo is an iconic plant of the desert with a distinctive silhouette. A common name, Buggy Whip, helps describe its form. Canopy coverage: 177 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: reflected sun, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 10F

Growth Rate: slow, moderate

Height: 20 feet high

Width: 15 feet wide


Foliage Color: medium green

Flower Color: orange, red

Flower Season: spring

Wildlife: hummingbirds