- Common Name(s):
- Firecracker flower
In temperate regions this plant is cultivated as a houseplant. The common name "firecracker flower" refers to the seed pods, which are found after the flower has dried up, and tend to "explode" when near high humidity or rainfall. They need bright light, warm indoor air temperatures, and high humidaity to preform well.
- Glossy green, wavy-margined leaves
- Unscented, Showy fan-shaped flowers with 3-5 asymmetrical petals. Flower colors range from orange to salmon-orange, apricot, coral, red, yellow, and even turquoise.
NCCES plant id: 2911