Hamelia patens growing shrub to small tree of the genus Hamelia also known as Firebush or Hummingbird bush, Hamelia patens perennial evergreen plant, used for the edible fruits, as medical, ornamental plant, hedge plant and attract pollinators, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate or tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 8+
Leaves color green and can be with little bit red, in elliptic shape with pointed top.
Hamelia patens flower
Flower color red or orange in tubular shape, flowers grows in clusters.
Fruits color red to black when fully reads, the fruits small and edible.
Hamelia patens for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Hamelia patens growing and care:
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction What is the best way to start growing? No Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? Might be invasive Difficulties or problems when growing: Spring / Summer / Autumn (in tropic all year) Planting season: ? Pests and diseases: Autumn / Winter Pruning season: For design How to prune: 50-300cm, 20-120 inches, 2-10 feet Size of the plant: Medium growing Growth speed in optimal condition: Average amount of water / Big amount of water Water requirement: Full sun / Half shade Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information Summer / Autumn Bloom season? Tubular flower that grow in clusters color of the flower can be red or orange General information about the flower: Scientific name:
Categories of growing
Autumn Planting, Spring Planting, Summer planting, Winter planting
Light exposure requirements:
Full sun Plants, Part shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Desert Climate, Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate, Tropics Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Average growing plants, Fast growing plants
Evergreen, Perennial plant, Shrub, Tree
Attract pollinators, Edible plants, Hedging plants, Medical uses, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant:
Big amount of water, Regularly water
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 11, Hardiness zone 12, Hardiness zone 13, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Ornamental flower, Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Autumn flowers, Summer flowers
Orange flower, Red flower