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Crossandra infundibuliformis 'Orange Marmalade'

 
Crossandra infundibuliformis 'Orange Marmalade'

Common name firecracker flower
Family acanthaceae
Life cycle tender perennial (Z10-11)
Flowers orange
Size 18-24"
Light part shade
Cultural notes prefers light, rich soil, not too dry

Grown as an annual in most places, firecracker flower is native to southern India and Sri Lanka, where it grows as an evergreen shrub. Its apricot-orange flowers appear year-round where hardy. Leaves are shiny green.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: houston back yard

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