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Uruguayan Firecracker Plant

  • - Dicliptera suberecta
  • - Height: 18-24 inches
  • - Hardiness Zone: 7-11
  • - Exposure: Full Sun
  • - Bloom Time: July-October
  • - Each Quart contains 1 Uruguayan Firecracker Plant
Plant Features

Uruguayan Firecracker Decliptera Plants are a pollinators dream! Hummingbirds, butterflies, and bumblebees all find the nectar and pollen of this gorgeous plant irresistible. It grows best in sunny locations with well-drained soils; it is drought tolerant and takes heat and humidity in stride. The velvety foliage adds texture to your outdoor space even before the flowers arrive! Dicliptera Suberecta  plants tend to be overlooked by deer and rabbits.

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 6+ hours
Soil Moisture Moist to Dry
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Salty soil, Sandy soil
Fertilizer When transplanted and then once every Spring
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Mature Spread 24-30 inches
Habit Upright
Flower Color Orange
Foliage Color Blue
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Features Drought tolerant, Heat tolerant
Garden Styles Butterfly Garden, Container Garden, Cottage Garden, Pollinator Garden, Rock Garden
Plant Used for Aesthetic Appeal, Borders and Edging, Filler, Focal Point, Water Conservation
Critter Resistance Deer, Rabbit
Pet Friendly Yes
Plant Type Hybrid

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Top Reviews

Does well in the heat

Great plants. Our summers in SC can be brutal, but these plants have done well. Even bigger this year.

From Carol | July 16, 2022

Happy,healthy plant

Beautiful,healthy,superior packaging.I will be purchasing more plants for sure!

From anonymous | September 24, 2021

Great Perennial

Came with blooms on. Hummingbirds love the plant. Can not go wrong.

From anonymous | October 15, 2020


my plant arrived in great condition despite being on the road for almost a week. Thank you!

From anonymous | June 23, 2020

Very Happy

This arrived in excellent condition and was packaged well. I'm looking forward to planting it.

From colleen | June 14, 2018