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Coral fountain bush Also commonly known as fountain bush and firecracker plant. Native to Mexico and Guatemala, an ornamental shrub with slender, wispy stems spilling out like a fountain covered with bright coral-red tubular flowers. Foliage is insignificant compared to the flowers. Stems are up to 1.5 m in length. Usually summer flowering, it flowers almost continually in these warmer climes of Australia.<br />
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Coral fountain bush

Also commonly known as fountain bush and firecracker plant. Native to Mexico and Guatemala, an ornamental shrub with slender, wispy stems spilling out like a fountain covered with bright coral-red tubular flowers. Foliage is insignificant compared to the flowers. Stems are up to 1.5 m in length. Usually summer flowering, it flowers almost continually in these warmer climes of Australia.

Coral fountain plant Also commonly known as fountain bush and firecracker plant. Native to Mexico and Guatemala, an ornamental shrub with slender, wispy stems spilling out like a fountain covered with bright coral-red tubular flowers. Foliage is insignificant compared to the flowers. Stems are up to 1.5 m in length. Usually summer flowering, it flowers almost continually in these warmer climes of Australia. <br />
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''Russelia equisetiformis'', commonly known as Firecracker plant, Coral plant, Coral fountain, Coralblow and Fountain plant, is a weeping subshrub in the Plantaginaceae family. The plant is native to Mexico and Guatemala.

Similar species: Lamiales
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded May 4, 2021. Captured Oct 1, 2020 11:32 in 112 Scenic Dr, Merewether NSW 2291, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/10.0
  • 1/332s
  • ISO250
  • 100mm