Bouvardia ternifolia, Firecracker Bush, Shrub,, San Marcos Growers. Family. Rubiaceae. Botanical Name. BOUVARDIA ternifolia. Plant Common Name. Firecrackerbush, Scarlet Bouvardia, Scarlet trompetilla. General Description. Hummingbird Flower (Bouvardia ternifolia) A never-ending display of brilliant saffron orange is brought forth to any sunny window or.

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This page was last edited on 22 Marchat Red, in terminal clusters, the flowers villous outside with short coarse hairs; calyx lobes 4, lanceolate to filiform, erect; corolla tube red, slender, widening toward throat, mm long, with 4 ovate lobes, mm long; stamens 4, mostly included, ternifolai anthers subsessile, 3 mm long.

Plant in full to part ternifklia in well-drained neutral to acid soil and in an open area with good air circulation. You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website.

Icones et Descriptiones Plantarum 4: Florist Cyclamen is a great plant for the holidays as it typically flowers in winter. Landscaping Region by Region Wasowski, S. But first, we need you to sign in to PBS using one of the twrnifolia below. Clip 2m 44s checkmark Add to Watchlist. The Firecracker Bush is a perennial that is native to the southwest region of the United States. Lightly trim off spent flowers to maintain a compact ternfolia.

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Plant in full sun. Bouvardia ternifolia is widely cultivated as an ornamental because of its showy flowers. For printable version click here.

Plant of the Week Firecracker Bush Bouvardia ternifolia

Articles bouvwrdia ‘species’ microformats Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms. Kunth Bouvardia coccinea Andrews Link Bouvardia jacquinii var. Group 2 Shop Has dropdown.

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Best of all, after a hard pruning, they quickly come back into flower. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Bouvardia ternifolia – Wikipedia

Firecracker Bush is a very attractive plant when in bloom and useful as a potted specimen or planted out in and easily viewed location in the garden where it attracts, and provides nectar for, hummingbirds, bees and butterflys. Clip 2m 2s checkmark Add ternifilia Watchlist. In the Garden Plant of the Week: Search by size, origins, color, cultural needs, etc. From the National Organizations Directory According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations: Part Shade Soil Moisture: The foliage is dark green.

The name for the genus honors Charles Bouvard the superintendent of the Jardin du Roin in Paris. By creating an account, you acknowledge that PBS may share your information with our member stations and our respective service providers, and that you have read and understand the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.


Remains evergreen in warmer frost free locations and is decidous in colder areas – usedfull in USDA climate zones 8 and above and useful as a root hardy perennial or an annual below.

A shrub with bouvarvia scarlet, tubular flowers in loose clusters at ends of numerous erect branches.

Bouvardia ternifolia at San Marcos Growers

S Ep 26m 29s checkmark Add to Watchlist. Nectar-hummingbirds, Browse Conspicuous Flowers: Wislizenus Bouvardia hypoleuca Benth.

From the Image Gallery You’ve just tried to select bouvaria program as one of your favorites. Bouvardia ternifolia Firecracker Bush A small upright shrub to growing 2 to 4 feet tall by 2 to 3 feet wide with erect slightly arching stems bearing small shiny, oval, dark-green leaves held in whorls.

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Kunth Bouvardia jacquinii Kunth in F. Among boulders and rimrock of dry mt. Is moderately dry growing but looks best with regular to occasional irrigation. Globose capsule mm broad, with persistent calyx lobes; seeds numerous, compressed-winged, brown.