Crossandra undulaefolia rubra - Plant
Common name: firecracker flower
Color: Apricot to salmon pink
Bloom time: Flowers freely
Height: 1.00 to 3.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Propagating Firecracker Plants and Growing them from Seed. Firecracker Flower plants are easily propagated with 3"-4" stem cuttings taken early in the spring. Crossandra seeds require light for germination, so don t cover them! Sow seeds indoors during any season.
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 75Â° with cooler, 60Â°-65Â° nights
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Firecracker Flower plants are easily propagated with 3"-4" stem cuttings taken early in the spring.
- Crossandra seeds require light for germination, so don t cover them! Sow seeds indoors during any season.
- Maintain a temperature in the growing medium of 75Â°-80Â° until germination, which takes 25-30 days.
Container plant. Houseplant.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
No serious insect or disease problems.
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