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Russelia (Red) - Plant

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Sometimes known as the coral plant or firecracker plant, this is a subshrub with wiry stems smothered in dainty, bright tubular flowers.
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Item will be shipped by 3 - 5 days
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Description for Russelia (Red)

Firecracker plants name was inspired by the scarlet, long, tubular flowers which resemble red colored firecrackers, so common in India. Also called, coral plant, it is a multi-branched subshrub with slender, rushlike stems that are angled with ridges and leaves that are reduced to little more than small scales. The wiry branches start out erect then fall over to cascade down in lengths as long as 4 ft.

Common nameFlower coloursBloom timeHeightDifficulty
Firecracker plant, Coral plant, RasiliRedFlowers freely2 to 4 feetEasy to grow

Planting and care

Prepare a potting mixture using equal parts sand, perlite and peat. Fill a pot until there is only 1 inch between the rim of the pot and the surface of the soil.
Identify a healthy branch with a growing tip that has at least two leaves near the tip of the branch. Sever the branch 6 inches below the tip and remove any leaves other than the two closest to the tip of the branch.

SunlightSoilWaterTemperatureFertilizer
Full sunLoam, Sand, Well-drained soilMedium65 to 75 degrees FApply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Russelia

  • Add top soil or organic peat humus to the hole when you plant. You can also add composted cow manure to the mix to enrich the soil around the root ball.
  • Cut back too tall or wayward shoots, if you like, but avoid a hard pruning of the entire plant - it may never grow out of it and recover its original beauty.

Typical uses of Russelia

Special features: Flowers are attractive to hummingbirds.

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: The plant is used for an ornamental purpose.

Medicinal use: NA

References

  • http://homeguides.sfgate.com/propagate-firecracker-plant-38361.html
  • http://www.south-florida-plant-guide.com/firecracker-plant.html
  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=a544
  • http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Coral%20Plant.html

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What garden lovers say ... ?

4 / 5 Rajat Pal 30 August 2017
I am staying in Bangalore so delivery time may damage the plant?
5 / 5 Aditi Agarwal 29 August 2017
Thank you so much... gifted to someone special and he likes it a lot
1 / 5 Jeremy Cabral 24 August 2017
Gud one.packing is perfect,take long time delivery,
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