scarlet bugler


Definition of scarlet bugler

1 : a pentstemon (Pentstemon centranthifolius) native to southwestern North America, used as an ornamental, and having thick leaves and long tubular scarlet flowers
2 : a cactus of the genus Cleistocactus having long tubular bright-red flowers

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“Scarlet bugler.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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