Firecracker, Weeping – Russelia equisetiformis

Firecracker, Weeping - Russelia equisetiformis

Firecracker, Weeping
Russelia equisetiformis

Firecracker, Weeping - Russelia equisetiformis - Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly

Firecracker, Weeping
Russelia equisetiformis
Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly

Firecracker, Weeping - Russelia equisetiformis - Buckeye Butterfly Caterpillar

Firecracker, Weeping
Russelia equisetiformis
Buckeye Butterfly Caterpillar

Firecracker, Weeping - Russelia equisetiformis - yellow flower

Firecracker, Weeping
Russelia equisetiformis
Yellow Blooms

Firecracker, Weeping
Russelia equisetiformis

Host for: Common Buckeye

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

Zones: 11 – 9

Height: to 6’

Soil: average

Water: average

Light: Sun to partial shade

Bloom color: red, coral, or yellow

Bloom time: summer through fall

Propagation: cuttings

Hummingbird plant

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