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Ruttya fruticosa - Plant

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Rabbit ears, Orange bird, Hummingbird plant
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Ruttya fruticosa, also known as jammy mouth or jêmbekkie, is a shrub which is native to Africa.

Common name: Rabbit ears, Orange bird, Hummingbird plant
Color: Orange/blue
Bloom time: Seasonal bloomer
Height: 3.50 to 4.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow

Planting & Care
They are usually shipped in the spring as bare roots when plants are fully dormant, well before they have leafed out. They’ll look like a bundle of sticks on arrival. Note, they are not dead—simply dormant.If you are buying container-grown plants (vs. bare-root plants), plant them by May or early June for best results.

Sunlight: Full sun to part shade

Soil: well-drained soil

Water: Medium

Temprature: 15 °F.

Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Care:
  • Where temperatures stay below freezing during winter, enclose the plant with a sturdy mesh cylinder, filling the enclosure with compost, mulch, dry wood chips, pine needles, or chopped leaves.
  • Don’t use heavy, wet, maple leaves for mulch.
  • Mulch instead with oak leaves, pine needles, compost, or straw.


Special Feature:
The fascinating blooms are sold as cut flowers by the million and used in floral arrangements. Bird of paradise make an excellent container plant for atriums, sunrooms and greenhouses.
Use
Ornamental use:
  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose.


Note:
None serious, but watch for mealybug and scale.

Reference:
http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/ http://www.flowersofindia.net/
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