How to grow Crossandra infundibuliformis

Crossandra infundibuliformis growing subshrub to shrub of the genus Crossandra also known as Firecracker flower, Crossandra infundibuliformis perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical, tropic climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 11b+.

Leaves color dark green in elliptic shape with wavy margin, leaves can be bumpy

Crossandra infundibuliformis flower

Flower color can be: red, orange, white or yellow in 3 or 5 petals marge together in hand fan shape.

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How to grow Crossandra infundibuliformis growing and care:

Moist soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for design and dead flowers

Size of the plant:
20-80 cm, 8-32 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water (don’t let the plant dry)

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full shade with light

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Most of the year

General information about the flower:
Hand fan shape flowers in colors: red, orange, white or yellow in 3 or 5 petals marge together

Scientific name:

Crossandra infundibuliformis

How to grow Crossandra infundibuliformis

Growing Crossandra infundibuliformis

Crossandra infundibuliformis plant care

Crossandra infundibuliformis


Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
  • Winter flowers
Flower colors
  • Orange flower
  • Red flower
  • White flower
  • Yellow flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
  • Subshrub
Plant Uses
  • Indoor plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13

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