Crossandra Orange Marmalade - Firecracker Flower- Very Rare Tropical Plan

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Crossandra Seeds - Orange Marmalade
A tropical shrub that is grown as a potted plant in the colder climates (below 40°F). In India it is known as Kanakambaram in the South and Aboli or priyadarsha in the Northern States.
Crossandra Tropic Flame
Crossandra (Crossandra Infundibuliformis Tropic Flame) - Start some Crossandra flower seeds and bring a "bang" of color to your landscape or your home. Known as the Firecracker Flower or Kanakambaram, this flowering house plant is easy to grow, loves heat and humidity, and does well in partial shade. It is native to India and Sri Lanka, and features clusters of tubular flowers and glossy textured, oval leaves. Crossandra care includes keeping the soil moist and applying a balanced fertilizer every month, spring through fall. For indoor use, mist the leaves regularly. Start Crossandra seeds indoors at any time. Very lightly cover the flowers seeds with a sprinkling of soil. Maintain warm temperatures for best germination. Blooms can appear 4 months after sowing. Treat as an annual or a container plant in areas with frosts. Bring container indoors, and the Firecracker plant will brighten up your interior during the winter months.
Flower Specifications
Season: Perennial
USDA Zones: 10 - 11
Height: 10 inches
Bloom Season: Late spring to late summer
Bloom Color: Orange
Environment: Full sun to partial shade
Soil Type: Well-drained, loamy, pH 5.8 - 6.2
Planting Directions
Temperature: 78 - 82F
Average Germ Time: 7 - 10 days
Light Required: No
Depth: 1/8th inch
Sowing Rate: 1 - 2 seeds per plant
Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
Plant Spacing: 8 - 10 inches

Materials: seed,annual,flowers,Crossandra,Orange Marmalade,Very Rare Tropical Plan,Firecracker Flower

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