Coral Fountain


Russelia equisetiformis



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Form: Shrub
Seasonality: Perennial
Size: 5 ft high by 5 ft wide
Flowers: Profusion of bright red narrow tubular flowers that look like firecrackers
Fruit: Seed
Stems: Trailing almost leafless, bright green
Range/Origin: Mexico
Hardiness: Sunset Zones 14, 19 - 24, H1,H2, 32o F

Comments: Low litter, No thorns



  • Exposure: Full to partial sun
  • Water: Moderate to regular watering
  • Soil: Normal, well drained soils
  • Propagation: Seed, cuttings 
  • Maintenance: Moderate, Needs regular fertilizing, may need support, prune to shape

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