Named for its crimson to magenta brightly colored bracts which form “flowers.” The true flowers are very small and white. Blooms summer to fall. Arching sprays of flower bracts provide vivid color in warm months on large evergreen vines with 3 inch ovate leaves. Reaches 25 feet to 40 feet tall. Excellent cover for banks or walls. Great in containers for hanging baskets in cooler areas. Requires little water once established.