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Week 9 – February 25, 2024

Plant Information

Tropic Flame Crossandra

  • Tropic Flame Crossandra - Bloom
  • Tropic Flame Crossandra - Container
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Crossandra infundibuliformis

Common Name: Firecracker Flower

Hardiness Degree: 45°F (7.2°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Height: 10" (25cm)

Width: 8" (20cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Unique flower form and a heat lover – a great combination.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 6 to 7 weeks
Transplant to finish: South, 10 to 11 weeks

  • Heat-tolerant continuous bloomer makes a premium landscape plant in tropical and semi-tropical areas from Florida to southern Asia.

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