Bouvardia ternifolia, or Firecracker Bush, is a perennial forb that can grow to be 4 ft tall by 4 ft wide. Its clusters of deep red, tubular flowers attract hummingbirds during its bloom season of July-August. This beautiful plant grows naturally in Madrean oak woodlands and riparian canyons between 2500-8000 ft. Plant in partial shade to full sun in well-draining soils.

Firecracker Bush, Bouvardia ternifolia

  • 2500-8000'