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Sanchezia speciosa, Sanchezia nobilis, Sanchezia, Fire Fingers

Sanchezia speciosa, Sanchezia nobilis

Sanchezia, Fire Fingers
Family: Acanthaceae
Origin: Northern South America
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterOrnamental foliageRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Long spikes of large red bracts with orange flowers. All flowers on the spike face the same way. Blooms non stop. Excellent color accent. Leaves are light green with yellow-white veins, the plant is very ornamental even when not in bloom. Can be grown both in full sun or in light shade.


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