Showy all year long. Visual highlights include orange-red blossoms in late spring and golden-yellow foliage in fall. Vibrant flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Glossy green leaves are long and slender. Large red fruit has compartments full of soft seeds. Sweet and tangy flesh is ideal for juicing, but can also be eaten fresh. A natural source of Vitamin C, antioxidants, and fiber. If winter causes dieback, new growth from the roots remains true to variety. Needs winter protection in zone 7 and lower. Grows well in containers! Introduced to California in 1896. Ripens in September. Self-pollinating.