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Ruspolia hypocrateriformis, Ruddy Rose, Pricklybush

Ruspolia hypocrateriformis

Ruddy Rose, Pricklybush
Family: Acanthaceae
Origin: South Africa
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Very rare plant. Blooms winter through spring with clusters of beautiful flowers up to 1" in diameter. Drought and heat tolerant once established. Fast growing, forms a nice bushy small size shrub, can be used as a specimen perennial. Great butterfly attractor.


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Ruspolia hypocrateriformis, Ruddy Rose, Pricklybush
Ruspolia hypocrateriformis, Ruddy Rose, Pricklybush
Ruspolia hypocrateriformis, Ruddy Rose, Pricklybush


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