Wild Florida Photo - Russelia equisetiformis

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Russelia equisetiformis

FOUNTAINBUSH

FIRECRACKER PLANT

Not native to Florida

 

Often planted in gardens to attract butterflies and hummingbirds, fircracker plant is an occassional escapee in the central and southern Florida peninsula and also grows in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

 
Russelia equisetiformis is a member of the Scrophulariaceae - Figwort family.