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Firecracker Plant

Russelia equisetiformis
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Typically available from late winter to fall. Call store for exact availability. 

Mounding perennial forms an abundance of red, orange, or yellow tubular flowers that bloom spring through summer and attract hummingbirds. Perfect for cascading out of hanging baskets and containers. 

Plant with Lantana


  • Landscape Size: 5' tall, 5' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun or Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Sunset Zone: 14, 19-24
  • Growth Habit: Mounding, Trailing
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Butterflies, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers, Waterwise

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Thrives in enriched soil with good drainage. Protect from harsh, drying winds in hot areas. Fertilize in spring, before new growth. Prune to shape.



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