Hamelia patens Dwarf – Plant

Hamelia patens Dwarf – Plant

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Hamelia patens is a perennial shrub or small tree. Boost the garden beauty with a beautiful flowering plant.

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Description

With this purchase you will get:

01 Hamelia patens Dwarf Plant
01 5 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Description for Hamelia patens Dwarf

Plant height: 10 – 16 inches
Plant spread: 4 – 8 inches

Hamelia patens shrub may be grown as a perennial, it is evergreen. Firebush is a showy, fast-growing, semi-woody evergreen shrub that can get up to 3 tall under ideal conditions. It has whorled leaves, usually with three but occasionally as many as seven at each node. It will bloom year-round under favorable condition.

Common name(s): Firebush, Scarletbush
Flower colours: Orange to Orange-Red
Bloom time: Summer
Max reachable height: Up to 3 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and care

Best planting season of this plant is in monsoon season. This can grow well in the ground as well as the pot. Use potting mix as the soil, vermicompost, and coco peat (1:1:1).

Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil: Sandy loam soil
Water: Moderately
Temperature: 20 to 35 degree C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer.

Caring for Hamelia patens Dwarf

  • Watering should be done early in the morning if the soil is dry.
  • Grow in full to partial sunlight.
  • Prune the plant for maintaining the plant height and shape.

Typical uses of Hamelia patens Dwarf

Special features: Throughout the year, firebush produces showy terminal clusters (cymes) of bright reddish-orange or scarlet tubular flowers.

Ornamental use: The plant is used for the ornamental purpose.

References

  • https://homeguides.sfgate.com/propagate-hamelia-patens-21746.html
  • http://www.learn2grow.com/plants/hamelia-patens/
  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?taxonid=286679

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