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Russelia equisetiformis (Firecracker Fern)
Russelia equisetiformis - Firecracker Plant from Mortellaros

Firecracker Fern

Firecracker Plant

Russelia equisetiformis

 Semi-evergreen perennial with clusters of scarlet tubular blooms from spring to fall. They form on the new growth of slender stems that gracefully fall over as they grow upwards, almost a fern growth habit. Appreciates regular watering and good drainage.

Perennial Color
Raised Beds

Flower Color:

Scarlet Red

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Height

3-5 Feet

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Spread

3-5 Feet


USDA Hardiness Zone 9a

Characteristics & Attributes

Deer Tolerance
Medium
Exposure
Full Sun to Part Shade
Habit
Semi Evergreen
Perennial
Water Needs
Medium