Bouvardia ternifolia, Firecracker Bush, Shrub,, San Marcos Growers. Family. Rubiaceae. Botanical Name. BOUVARDIA ternifolia. Plant Common Name. Firecrackerbush, Scarlet Bouvardia, Scarlet trompetilla. General Description. Hummingbird Flower (Bouvardia ternifolia) A never-ending display of brilliant saffron orange is brought forth to any sunny window or.

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Use one of the services below to sign in to PBS:. Double Purple Datura is an herbaceous annual with large purple to white flowers. The name for the genus honors Charles Bouvard the superintendent of the Jardin du Roin in Paris.

The specific epithet comes from the Latin words ‘terni’ meaning 3 and ‘folia’ meaning leaf in reference to the leaves that are typically held in 3s in a whorl. S Ep 26m 29s checkmark Add to Watchlist. Plant in full sun. Clip 1m 29s checkmark Add to Watchlist. Report a Problem Closed Captioning.


Height in pixels px. Plant in full to part sun in well-drained neutral to acid soil and in an open area with good air circulation.

Clip 2m 12s checkmark Add to Watchlist. Loughmiller Bibref – Texas Wildscapes: Snipping old blooms will keep plant neat and dense.

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Plant of the Week Firecracker Bush Bouvardia ternifolia

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Bibref – Native Texas Plants: It has dark green, narrowly egg-shaped leaves. Providing Support for PBS. Kunth Bouvardia coccinea Andrews Link Bouvardia jacquinii var. Wislizenus Bouvardia hypoleuca Benth. Bryce looks at gardening trends and revists projects in his home landscape.


Clusters of these eye-catching blooms appear on the growing tips. Bouvardia is named for Charles Bouvard who was superintendent of the Jardin du Roi in Paris; ternifolia means 3-leaved, referring to the whorls of three leaves per node, though there are also sometimes 4 leaves per node in this species.

Houstonia coccinea Andrews Bouvardia triphylla Salisb. Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas i—xv, 1— Bouvardia ternifolia is widely cultivated as an ornamental because of its showy flowers.

Bouvardia ternifolia Firecracker Bush A small upright shrub to growing 2 to ternifolix feet tall by 2 to 3 feet wide with erect slightly arching stems bearing small shiny, oval, dark-green leaves held in whorls.

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