Bouvardia ternifolia, Firecracker Bush, Shrub,, San Marcos Growers. Family. Rubiaceae. Botanical Name. BOUVARDIA ternifolia. Plant Common Name. Firecrackerbush, Scarlet Bouvardia, Scarlet trompetilla. General Description. Hummingbird Flower (Bouvardia ternifolia) A never-ending display of brilliant saffron orange is brought forth to any sunny window or.

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Plant of the Week Firecracker Bush Bouvardia ternifolia

Firecracker Bush is bougardia very attractive plant when in bloom and useful as a potted specimen or planted out in and easily viewed location in the garden where it attracts, and provides nectar for, hummingbirds, bees and butterflys.

The name for the genus honors Charles Bouvard the superintendent of the Jardin du Roin in Paris.

Clusters of these eye-catching blooms appear on the growing tips. Icones et Descriptiones Plantarum 4: Create one now Create a PBS account. Copied to your clipboard Unable to copy. But first, we need you to sign in to PBS using one of the services below. Bryce looks at gardening trends biuvardia revists projects in his home landscape.

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The specific epithet comes from the Latin words ‘terni’ meaning 3 and ‘folia’ meaning leaf in reference to the leaves that are typically held in 3s in a whorl. Firecracker-Bush, firecrackerbush, trumpetflower, smooth bouvardia, scarlet bouvardia. Distinguished tetnifolia being a mostly low-growing shrub, often with multiple erect branches from the ground; whorled leaves with rough-hairy margins; especially distinctive are the showy, red, tubular flowers followed by globose, 2 to 4-lobed fruits tightly wrapped by hairy calyces with claws.


It is native from Central America throughout the Mexican highlands north in west Texas, New Mexicao and Arizona where it grows in rocky dry mountanous areas and canyons from 2, to 9,00 feet.

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Bouvardia angustifolia Kunth in F. Group 2 Shop Has dropdown. Sago Palm – Cycas revoluta. Plant in full to part sun in well-drained neutral to acid soil and in an open area with good air circulation. You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website.

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Description Information Plant Care Reviews Your Zone Hummingbird Flower Bouvardia ternifolia A never-ending display of brilliant saffron orange is brought forth to any sunny window or conservatory by this free- branching, upright grower.

Clip 26m 46s checkmark Add to Watchlist. Not Available Seed Treatment: Hortus Third i—xiv, 1— Growing Conditions Water Use: The foliage is dark green. Is moderately dry growing but looks best with regular to occasional irrigation. The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson. Bouvardia splendens Graham Bouvardia tolucana Hook. JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. Most often used as a flower.

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Many cultivars of fig grow well in North Carolina and the fruit is edible. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. The spectacular red corolla attracts, and provides nectar for, hummingbirds. Bouvarcia with ‘species’ microformats Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms.

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