Orange Firecracker Plant (Cuphea Ignea) Blooms! Blooms! Blooms! Orange Firecracker Plant has dozens upon dozens of 1 inch, orange flowers on long stems that bloom all summer long! The green foliage is attractive and compliments the flower nicely. Orange Firecracker Plant grows 2 feet tall or taller, in part sun-part shade. Orange Firecracker Plant (Cuphea Ignea) attracts butterflies, hummingbirds and honeybees, especially when planted in full sun! A fun and unusual specimen in your landscape! Firecracker Plant (Cuphea Ignea) adds color, texture and interest all season long!
Height Grows to 2 feet tall or taller
Width 18 inch spread
Sunlight Requirements Grows in full sun to part shade, blooms best in full sun
Moisture Requirements Moist soil, no water over the container in the pond, roots only in water
Bloom Blooms all summer long until frost
Zone Hardy in zones 10 - 12
Plant your Firecracker Plant (Cuphea Ignea) in moist, loam soil in full sun to part shade. If placing in the pond, no water above the top of the container, roots only in water. When planting in your terrestrial garden, plant in full sun to part shade. Keep soil evenly moist. Blooms best in full sun and attracts butterflies and hummingbirds! Firecracker grows beautifully in the north as an annual.