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Russelia equisetiformis

Russelia equisetiformis

Common name scarlet firecracker plant; coral plant
Family scrophulariaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z8-11)
Flowers red (spring-fall)
Size 3-5'
Light sun
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil, not too dry

Tubular scarlet flowers hanging down from cascading slender stems. Native to Mexico. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: back fence border

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