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Firecracker Plant
Crossandra infundibuliformis


Evergreen pot plant; glossy oval leaves; terminal spikes of flowers; conspicuous bracts.

Plant Form or Habit: rounded

Plant Use: rotational color pot plant

Exposure: medium

Flower Color: orange

Blooming Period: spring summer fall

Height: 1-3 feet

Width: same

Foliage Texture: medium

Heat Tolerance: medium

Water Requirements: medium

Additional Comments: Keep evenly moist; avoid drafts; maintain high relative humidity to increase flowering; pinch back to encourage compact growth; good light in the winter enhances flowering.


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