Russelia equisetiformis - Red Coral Firecracker

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Russelia equisetiformis - Red Coral Firecracker

Groundcover and low-growing 2ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Firecracker fern, Coral plant. Bright red flowers. Low-growing shrub, distinctive for its long, drooping, usually leafless stems and the almost continuous clusters of small tubular flowers. Each plant produces many branches and is particularly effective when grown in a raised bed or rock garden so that the flower-laden stems hang down. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Russelia will grow under both moist and dry conditions, but requires full sunlight and occasional pruning to flower well.
See picture of actual plant for sale (1-2013).

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Grown in
6-10"/1-3 gal pot
In stock
$27.95