Firebush Dwarf

moderate tolerance

(Hamelia patens ‘Compacta’)

The Dwarf Firebush is a favorite among Florida gardeners for its showy clusters of bright red-orange flowers that attract hummingbirds and butterflies. With its compact growth habit, it’s a great choice for smaller spaces, borders, or as a vibrant accent in any landscape. This plant thrives in the heat and is also known to be drought and salt-tolerant.

  • Low maintenance
  • Typically grows between 3-5 feet tall
  • Prefers full sun to partial shade
  • Adaptable to various soil types; water requirements moderate but shows good drought tolerance once established
  • Ideal temperature is above 60°F
  • Toxicity: Non-toxic to pets
  • USDA hardiness zones: 9-11
  • Size: 3g
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