Height: 1 Foot
Common names– Firecracker plants or Coral blows,
Russelia name was given in honourable memory of Scottish naturalist Alexander Russell. Members of this genus are known as Russelia. These plants belong to the Plantaginacae family. According to some botanists, the plant has been related to other families also like- Scrophulariaceae or Veronicaceae.
Russelia species grow very well even with less water in many parts of the world. Hence they have been classified as drought resistant plants. Growth rate is fast. They are perennial plants. The plant remains green during hot season also. The plant grows well even without fertilizer. As evergreen, they bloom YELLOW FLOWERS for most of the year.
Maximum 4 ft
Likes sunlight, it can survive shady area also.
It cannot sustain temperature more than 44 degree C
Blooms round the year, even during summer