Firebush Firefly Hamelia Compacta Gallon pot


Ships: (1) Gallon pot with soil
Note: Plants are not guaranteed to be shipped in bloom.
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Plant’s care and information:
A favorite of hummingbirds; this perennial is a must-have for tropical butterfly gardens. Great for tall border, trained to trellis, or spilling over walls and hanging baskets.
Latin Name: Hamelia Patens ‘Compacta’
Flower Color/Shape: Clusters produces clusters of red floral tubes with yellow-orange centers, on reddish-purple stems blooms spring through early fall.
Butterflies sometimes enjoy the floral nectar, and songbirds relish the juicy fruits.
Growth Habit: ‘Compacta’ very manageable mounding shrub
Sun Exposure: Full Sun / Partial Shade Amount of Water: Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
Soil Conditions: Well-drained
Provide rich, well-drained soil in full sun. Best with part shade in hot inland areas. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system.
Moisture: Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
Fertilizer: regularly.
Pruning/Trimming: early spring.
Hardiness Zone: 8-11
It can also be treated as an annual in colder climates.

Additional information

Weight 4.9 lbs
Dimensions 24 × 7 × 7 in


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