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Scarlet Paintbrush Seed Packet

SKU: AM013155
per Packet
No longer available this season.
Scarlet Paintbrush is a unique native wildflower that lights up the summer garden with showy, bright orange and red flowers. The blooms also attract hummingbirds and butterflies!
key features
Botanical Name
Castilleja coccinea
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Low Maintenance, Long Bloom Time, Naturalizes, Mass Plantings
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Seed Life Cycle
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Mature Height
12-18" tall
Seed Coverage
covers 30-40 square feet
Bloom Time
Late spring to mid summer


Scarlet Paintbrush, also known as Painted Cup or Indian Paintbrush, is a biennial wildflower native to the United States. It is beloved for its bright, fiery blooms and long blooms. It thrives in sunny areas that have well-draining soil. It can be tricky to grow from seed but absolutely worth the effort!