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Firecracker flower 'Orange Marmalade'   

Crossandra infundibuliformis

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Orange Marmalade is part of the Crossandra genus and is a Firecracker flower variety. Its scientific name is Crossandra infundibuliformis 'Orange Marmalade'. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Outrageous Orange. The blooms display an average of 3 petals. Leaves appear approximately as a   Hunter green colour. Orange Marmalade grows as an Evergreen and is a Flower. Being an evergreen, it tends to retain leaves throughout the year. Orange Marmalade is known for its Erect habit and growing to a height of approximately 91.44 cm (2.97 feet).

India is believed to be where Orange Marmalade originates from.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Orange Marmalade have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Orange Marmalade

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  • Medium

Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Orange Marmalade is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 10 - 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Orange Marmalade tends to grow best in a soil ph of between 6.1 and 7.5 meaning it does best in weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Orange Marmalade from seed

Transplanting Orange Marmalade

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Orange Marmalade is a tender plant.

Harvesting Orange Marmalade

Other Names for Firecracker flower 'Orange Marmalade'

Firecracker flower, Kanakambaram, firecracker plant