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Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml

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Scrophulariaceae

Yellow Firecracker Fern

Russelia equisetiformis lutea, R. juncea lutea

A creamy yellow variety of the more common Firecracker Fern. A tough evergreen perennial blooming from spring to fall on nearly leafless deep green arching stems. Plant the red and yellow together for an interesting combination.

Firecracker Fern is listed as a Texas A&M Outstanding Coastal Plant (see the external info link below) as it has excellent resistance to soil and wind born salts, though it could use some protection from harsh winds. This durable perennial is evergreen in mild climates but will act as a die-back perennial in the cooler portions of its range. Excellent heat tolerance with some drought tolerance once well-established.

Average Mature Size: 2-4'H+ x 3-5'W+

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9,10,11,(8B? with protection)

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Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade

pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline

Salt Tolerance: Moderate to High

Native To / Origin: US-FL, Mexico

 
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