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Russelia equisetiformis
Coral fountain
Air mancur Scrophulariaceae
 

Russelia equisetiformis, Coral fountain, Ruselia , Air mancur

 

Russelia equisetiformis, Coral fountain, Ruselia , Air mancur

This erect, slender, deciduous subshrub with wiry, neaRusselia equisetiformis, Coral fountain, Ruselia , Air mancurr-leafless green stems is a native of Mexico.
It is grown for the clusters of handsome red flowers it bears all year round, set among tiny, green leaves.
Fast growing, it is well suited to spilling over a wall, or as a seaside specimen.
It grows to a height and spread of just under 3 ft (1 m).
Flowering colors: Red and yellow
Cultivation: These plants prefer full sun and humus-rich, light, well-drained soil.
Propagate from cuttings or by dividing rooted layers. Russelia equisetiformis, Coral fountain, Ruselia , Air mancur

 

 

 

 

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