Mexican Firecracker Bush Seeds (Hamelia patens) 25+Seeds
A charming shrub or small tree, 1 to 4 m tall, widely distributed in tropical and warm-temperate regions of North, Central and South America. It has grayish-brown branches, oval shaped leaves, bright green above and pale green below and terminal inflorescences with a multitude of small, tubular, orange-red flowers, followed by red, edible fruits. In cultivation, Hamelia patens prefers well-drained soils and a spot in full sun or partial shade. It makes a great ornamental, ideal for USDA Zones 9 and above.