(Californian Firecracker). An interesting plant that bears clusters of narrow, tubular, bright red flowers, each one with green and yellow recurved lips. Each flower is approx. 2-3cm long. The foliage is grass like in appearance and will die back as the flower emerges. It has a habit of being dormant for a season after lifting but do not give up, just keep it in a greenhouse and keep warm. It makes excellent cut flower. Height 30cm (12")..