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.
 

Native Florida Plants

  Robert G. Haehle; Joan Brookwell
 Low Maintenance Landscaping and Gardening

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Native Florida Plants
Native landscapes are easier to maintain, use less water and thrive without chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Native Florida Plants describes every type of regional flora—-from seaside foliage and wildflowers to grassy meadows, shrubs, vines, and aquatic gardens—-in 301 profiles and accompanying color photographs.


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