Weeping Firecracker Red - Russelia equisetiformis - Butterfly Host and Nectar Plant

Shady Oak Butterfly Farm

$20.00 
SKU: FC-R-SP-6

Red Weeping Firecracker

Russelia equisetiformis

Plant Type: Perennial

Zones: 8-11

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!

A few of the butterflies and moths we raise at Shady Oak Butterfly Farm