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Odontonema tubiforme 'Firespike'
Odontonema tubiforme 'Firespike'
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Ships bare rooted. 24-30 inches in height.

Odontonema tubiforme 'Firespike' - Multi-stemmed perennial grows from underground stems. Plants reach 3 to 6 feet tall and spread as wide. Thin, green stems hold the large dark-green leaves. Flowers are clustered into terminal spikes and are brilliant scarlet. Sun to part shade. Attracts hummingbirds. Special Plants are those that we think are unique and interesting. We offer them to the adventurous gardeners who would like to add more tropical interest and color to their garden or home. Stokes Tropicals has carefully chosen a wide range of exciting tropical plants that are easy-to-grow, that are not commonly available, that have some unusual horticultural interest, and can be successfully grown in containers. We are constantly searching for new and exciting plants, particularly tropicals--from Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, and South America.

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Name Odontonema tubiforme 'Firespike'
Common Names Firespike, Cardinal Guard, Scarlet Flame
Grow Zone 8
Light Conditions Full Sun
Water Requirements Average, do not overwater
PH Level 6.1 - 7.5
Minimum Height 3 feet
Maximum Height 6 feet
Growth Habit Fast
Bloom Period Late Spring-Early Spring
Bloom Color Magenta
Fragrant No
Best Grown In Containers, Mixed borders
Scientific Name Odontonema tubiforme
Class Magnoliopsida
Family Acanthaceae
Genus Odontonema
Species strictum
Salt Tolerance High
Grow Zone 8
Grow Zones
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