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Firecracker
Russelia equisetiformis

Evergreen shrub

Attributes:
attracts hummingbirds
xeriscapic
salt tolerant
tropical
Foliage Persistence: evergreen

Annual or Perennial?: perennial

Exposure:
full sun
Flower Color: Red

Blooming Period:
spring
summer
fall
winter
Height: 3 feet

Width: 6 feet

Heat Tolerance:
very high
Water Requirements: low

Additional Comments: Tolerates a lot of salt spray and salty soil, but not a lot of storm winds. Half hardy tropical plant; protect or expect damage below about 25 degrees F.



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