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Lime Sizzler™ Firebush

Hamelia patens 'Grelmsiz' PP #26,247

Pronunciation: ham-EE-lee-uh PAT-ens
SKU #42025
9-11

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OVERVIEW
Description Enliven borders and patio containers with the fantastic green and yellow foliage and sizzling red-orange flowers of this exotic, mounding, semi-woody perennial. Particularly effective in mass plantings to create a swath of bright color, or as an accent tucked between plants with darker foliage. Use as a summer annual in colder regions.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Once established, water occasionally.
Blooms Spring to Summer
Mature Size Reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide; 1 to 2 ft. when grown as an annual.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
CARE
Care Provide average well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established in the landscape, prefers regular water but tolerates some drought. Water container plants regularly. Apply fertilizer in early spring; repeat mid-season. Root hardy to 20°F; may be overwintered indoors in containers.

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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.