Russelia equisetiformis

Firecracker Plant, Coral Plant, Fountain Bush

Family: Scrophulariaceae Figwort

Type Shrub
USDA Hardiness range 9B - 11
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Red
Bloom time Year 'round
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, cascades, container, erosion control, massing, specimen
Height 4' to 6' / 1.20m to 1.80m
Spread 6' to 10' / 1.80m to 3.00m
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Evergreen
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Brown
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, alkaline, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded, weeping
Attributes and features Attractive foilage, native to North America, naturalizing