Estrellita Little Star™ Firecracker Bush Bouvardia x
- Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
When's the last time the color of a flower really knocked your socks off? The eye-popping red-orange-hot pink color of Estrellita Little Star firecracker bush (Bouvardia sp.) will do just that! Native to the Southwest of North America, this shrub has long been favored by cut flower growers and florists. This new hybrid from WinGen expands its garden utility as well, with a compact habit that's perfect for landscaping in warm climates and as a container accent in cooler areas. Blooms all summer without deadheading.Continuous Bloom or RebloomerAttracts:HummingbirdsResists:DeerNative to North America
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:18 - 24 InchesSpacing:18 - 24 InchesSpread:18 - 24 InchesFlower Colors:OrangeFlower Shade:Reddish OrangeFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:Bright GreenHabit:UprightContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:New WoodBloom Time:Spring through FallHardiness Zones:8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10bWater Category:AverageNeeds Good DrainageSoil PH Category:Neutral SoilUses:Border PlantUses:ContainerUses:Cut FlowerUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingUses Notes:
Shrub borders, groupings, masses, perennial borders, and containers.Maintenance Notes:
Really needs to be planted in well-draining soil and cannot grow in soils with alkaline pHs. Fertilize in early spring by applying a slow release fertilizer specialized for trees & shrubs. Follow the label for the recommended rate of application.Estrellita Little Star™ Bouvardia x 'WINBUESLST' USPPAF