Arizona Plants Guide
Arizona Living Landscape & Design in Queen creek, San Tan Valley, Gilbert, Chandler, & Mesa AZ 480-390-4477
Hamelia patens -Fire Cracker Bush. Full sun to partial shade with tubular red-orange flowers produced in the summer. Great Hummingbird plant. Dark purple edible fruit follow the flowers. The foliage turns a burnished copper red color in the fall. May freeze to the ground in hard freeze but will resprout in the spring. Frost damage should be pruned back in the spring. Keep trimmed some for a more compact look.