Firecracker, Upright – Russelia sarmentosa

Upright Firecracker – Russelia sarmentosa

Firecracker, Upright
Russelia sarmentosa

Host for: Common Buckeye

Nectar rating 1-10: 8
for butterflies with a long proboscis

Zones: 11 – 9

Height: to 4’

Soil: average

Water: average

Light: Sun to partial shade

Bloom color: red, coral, or yellow

Bloom time: summer through fall

Propagation: cuttings

Other: Xeriscaping plant

Hummingbird plant