Weeping Firecracker Red - Russelia equisetiformis - Butterfly Host and Nectar Plant
Red Weeping Firecracker
Plant Type: Perennial
Height: 3-5 ft.
Light Requirements: Part shade to full sun
Water/Soil Requirements: Grows well in a variety of soil types, prefers well-drained soil
Propagation: Seeds and cuttings
Plant Red Weeping Firecracker in your yard to attract butterflies and enjoy watching the butterfly life cycle!
Red Weeping Firecracker (Rusellia equisetiformis) is a Butterfly Host and Nectar Plant. The Common Buckeye (Junonia coenia) butterfly larvae eat the foliage and all butterflies enjoy nectaring on the bright red blooms. Plant Red Weeping Firecracker in your garden to attract butterflies and enjoy watching the butterfly life cycle!