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Firecracker Plant

Russelia equisetiformis

Pronunciation: russ-EL-ee-uh
SKU #06969
9-11

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OVERVIEW
Description Clusters of scarlet tubular flowers resembling small firecrackers provide reliable color from spring through fall. Slender, rush-like stems start out erect, then fall over into long, showy cascades. Great for training on a trellis, accenting a border, or spilling out of a container. Semi-evergreen.
Light Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring through Fall
Mature Size Fast growing; reaches 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Semi-Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
CARE
Care Provide average, well-drained soil; shelter from harsh, drying winds. Benefits from part shade in hot summer regions. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, prefers regular moisture, but tolerates dry spells. Feed regularly. Prune in late winter or early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.