Odontonema tubaeforme , Firespike, Cardinal Guard, Scarlet Flame (0.5mH)
Odontonema, the toothedthreads, is a genus of flowering plants in the family acanthaceae. It is native to Central America.This shrub has opposite simple leaves (about 11 x 5 cm) and a squarish stem. The tubular red, slightly curved flowers (to 4 cm long) are densely packed along a long spike. The flowers produce nectar and attract honeyeaters and sunbirds. Flowers are present most of the year.
*Sunlight: Semi-Shade, Full Sun
*Water: Water when soil feels dry to the touch, do not over-water.
*Fertiliser: Keep your plant in top form by feeding it every few weeks with a dilute solution of liquid fertiliser or soild fertiliser over the soil.
*Plant size: approx. 50cm (vary in sizes)
*Rootball size: Ø 26cmW x 22cmH
*Pot type: Plant comes in a brown landscape pot (with drainage holes)
* Product photo shown is for reference only. Actual plant colour, type, size and arrangement may differ from photo.
*Kindly take note when you're purchasing matching pot, the diameter has to be larger than the rootball size.