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Firebush Winter Care Guide – Can You Grow A Firebush In Winter

By Liz Baessler

Known for its bright red flowers and extreme heat tolerance, firebush is a popular blooming perennial. But as with many plants that thrive on heat, the question of cold quickly arises. Learn more about firebush cold tolerance and firebush winter care here.

Can You Grow A Firebush Hedge: Firebush Boundary Plant Guide

By Liz Baessler

Known for its dazzlingly red flowers and ability to sustain high temperatures, firebush is also known for being able to take a serious pruning. These qualities combine to make it a great choice for a natural hedge. Learn more about growing firebush hedge plants here.

Popular Types Of Firebush – Learn About Different Kinds Of Firebush Plant

By Liz Baessler

Firebush is the name given to a series of plants that bloom profusely with bright red, tubular flowers. But what exactly constitutes a firebush, and how many varieties are there? Learn about different firebush cultivars and species in this article.

Uses For Firebush Plants: What Is Firebush Good For

By Liz Baessler

Firebush earns its name two ways - one for its blazing red foliage and flowers, and one for its ability to thrive in the extreme summer heat. The versatile plant has several uses, both in and beyond the garden. Learn more about using firebush shrubs in this article.

Firebush Container Care: Can You Grow Firebush In A Pot

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

A lover of hot weather, firebush is native to tropical regions. In cooler, non-tropical locations, firebush can be grown as an annual or container plant. Click here to learn some care tips for potted firebush plants and see if this plant is for you.

Firebush Seed Sowing: When To Plant Firebush Seeds

By Teo Spengler

If you are wondering about growing beautiful and easy-care firebush, then click this article for information on firebush seed propagation. We’ll offer tips on growing firebush from seeds including when and how to plant firebush seeds.

Firebush Leaf Drop: Reasons For No Leaves On A Firebush

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Firebush is generally easy to grow if you live in the warm climates of USDA plant hardiness zone 9 through 11, but even this hardy shrub is sometimes beset by problems, including firebush leaf drop. Explore what may be to blame in this article.

Firebush Watering Guide – Tips For Watering A Firebush Shrub

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Firebush is practically bullet-proof once established and tends to be relatively drought tolerant, but it does regular irrigation, especially during the early years. Click on the following article and we’ll discuss firebush water requirements.

Firebush Pruning Guide – Learn How To Prune A Firebush

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Cutting back a firebush needs to be done at the right time in order to preserve the next year's flowers. Learn when to trim a firebush so you can keep it tidy and still enjoy a lushly blooming plant. This article will help get you started.

Firebush Transplant Guide – How To Transplant A Firebush Shrub

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Firebush is a fast-growing shrub that reaches heights of 3 to 5 feet (1 to 1.5 m.) fairly quickly and moving a firebush can be tricky. Click on the following article for tips and advice on transplanting a firebush without damaging the roots.

Firebush Cutting Propagation: Learn How To Root Firebush Cuttings

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

If you live in USDA plant hardiness zone 9 through 11, firebush will be an attractive addition to your landscape, and rooting cuttings from a firebush isn’t difficult. Learn how to propagate firebush from cuttings in this article.

Firebush Fertilizer Guide: How Much Fertilizer Does A Firebush Need

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Firebush is easy to grow, requires very little maintenance, and tends to be relatively drought-tolerant once established. How much fertilizer does a firebush need? The answer is very little. Click here to learn three options for feeding firebush.

Firebush Propagation – Learn How To Propagate Firebush Shrubs

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Firebush is a great flowering and colorful shrub for hot-climate gardens. It provides months of color and attracts pollinators. Firebush propagation, if you already have firebush in your garden, can be done by seed or cuttings. Learn more in this article.

Firebush Information – How To Grow Hamelia Firebush Plants

By Mary Ellen Ellis

The name firebush doesn't just describe this plant's gorgeous, flame-colored flowers; it also describes how well the large shrub tolerates intense heat and sun. Growing a firebush is easy if you know what conditions it needs to thrive. This article can help with that.

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