Lime Sizzler™ Firebush

Lime Sizzler™ Firebush

Hamelia patens ‘Grelmsiz’ PP26247

This Firebush features green and yellow variegated foliage with sizzling red-orange flowers from late spring through fall. Performs well in the landscape or in a container.

Bloom/Feature

Red-orange flowers late spring to summer

Plant Type

New IntroductionsPerennialsShrubs

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

USDA Zones

9, 10, 11

Zone Detail

Hardy to 20°F to 30°F USDA Zones 9-11

Key Features

Variegated Foliage

Use

Accent, Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting

Exposure

Full Sun

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil with rich organic matter

Fertilizer

Yearly in early spring

Dimensions

4-5' H x 4-5' W

Pruning

Shape as needed

Planting Instructions

water before planting

plant in full sun

dig hole 2X the width of pot

backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level

water and add more soil if needed

mulch plants