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:

Frost free

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

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Invasive

Planting season:
Spring, summer / Autumn in hot climate

Pests and diseases:
?

Pruning season:
All years

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

Water requirement:
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?
No

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
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.

Scientific name:

Russelia equisetiformis

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

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Harvest season

Ornamental parts

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Hardiness zone

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