Early Indian Paintbrush (Native)
Perennial, ½ – 1½ ft. tall. Bright, scarlet-red bracts bloom in the spring. Distributed throughout WY, CO, NM, CA, OR, from valley floors to foothills on dry open sites. Drought-tolerant. Likes full sun. Plant in fall ¼ inch deep or less. 4,900,000 seed/lb.
USDA: Plant Profile