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Hamelia cuprea

Bahama Firebush
Hamelia cuprea



Code: 90095

Price: $10.95

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Family: Rubiaceae

This is a beautiful glossy leafed shrub with abundant 1½ inch golden yellow bell-shaped flowers with streaks of orange, blooming spring through fall. It makes an excellent shrub or screening plant and can be easily pruned as a container plant for the greenhouse or trimmed to be a small patio tree 6 to 10 feet high. Plant in well-drained soil with moderate moisture, full sun to part shade. Protect from frost. Attractive to hummingbirds. Reportedly hybridizes easily with Hamelia patens with highly variable offspring. Native to the Cayman Islands, Cuba, Haiti, and Jamaica. USDA zones 10 - 11.



Keyed Cultural Guide: The following symbols are listed with many product descriptions. If so, they indicate special characteristics or growing requirements. Also, see "Cultural Information".
(B) Hanging
basket
(D) Dwarf
under 12"
(F) Flourescent lights for
indoor light culture
(H) Humid
conditions
(M) Miniature
under 6"
(T) Terrarium
plant
(W) Winter
flowering


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