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Odontonema Purple Firespike

$24.97

Odontonema callistachyum, Purple Firespike

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Product Description

Odontonema callistachyum


Deciduous Shrub
Purple Firespike is a must have for southern butterfly and hummingbirds gardens. Purple tubular flowers, upright panicles 9-12 inch long with individual flowers are about an inch long and two lipped. Shiny dark green foliage with wavy margins and long pointed leaves. In frost free areas is an evergreen semi-woody shrub.  In zone 8 to 9 it usually dies back to the ground in winter and re-sprouts in spring. Spreading by underground sprouting, enlarging to form a thicket, but easy to control and keep contained. Deer also like feeding on the foliage.


Hardiness Zone: 8-10


Light: Morning sun, filter sun, semi shade in late afternoon


Mature Growth: 4-6 feet high – 6 feet wide


Soil: Average well drained, loam


Blooms: Summer


Wildlife: Flowers are attractive to butterflies & bees


 

Additional Information

Weight 9 lbs
Size

1 Quart, 1 Gallon, 2 Gallon

WE ONLY SHIP to the following states due to agriculture restriction & quarantine rules.
AL, AK, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VT, VA, WV & WI