Firecracker plant growing shrub of the genus Russelia also known as Russelia equisetiformis, Firecracker plant perennial evergreen plant also used as attract pollinator fragrant, drought tolerant, ornamental or as hedge plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate, tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.
Leaves color green in needle shape like brush.
Firecracker plant flower
Flower color mostly red can be also white or yellow in cone hollow shape, flower fragrant nectar is edible, the flowers grow in clusters.
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Requirements for Firecracker plant growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring, summer / Autumn in hot climate
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Just for design, in the winter cut strongly for new growth
Size of the plant?
0.5-1.5 m, 20-60 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Most of the year especially in the summer.
General information about the flower:
Flower cone hollow shape, color mostly red can be also white or yellow in, flower fragrant nectar is edible, the flowers grow in clusters.