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FireBush


FireBush

Commonly known as "Firebush"
Madder Family - Rubiaceae
Hamelia patens

The flowers of this shrub are tubular orange-red and about 1" long.
The berries are about 1/2" long.
The leaves of this plant are red-veined and red-stalked.
This evergreen blooms year round and can be found in Hammocks,
open disturbed areas , and various other areas aroung coastal and southern Florida.
5/16/2001

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