Crossandra pungens

Species

  • Firecracker plant
  • Kanakambaram
  • Firecracker flower

Tags

tropicals and tender perennials

Crossandra pungens, otherwise known as firecracker plant, is a tropicals and tender perennials plant species.

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Appearance

Bloom color
orange
yellowGreen
gold
Foliage
Evergreen

Space

Dimensions

Crossandra pungens can grow from 0.6m to 0.9mm tall
0.6m to 0.9m
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Spacing
0.45
0.6

Sun

Optimal
Full
Partial

Water

Optimal
Wet

Soil

Soil PH Requirements
6.1
7.5

Time

Bloom
Late Winter
Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring
Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer
Early Fall
Mid Fall
Late Fall
Early Winter
Bloom Time
Non-patented

Reproduction

Seed Collecting
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Patent information
From softwood cuttings
From seed; sow indoors before last frost