Firecracker plant (Russelia equisetiformis), another continuously blooming hummingbird magnet, produces spikes which start out erect but eventually form 3 to 4 foot arched sprays of suspended scarlet bells. Fountain bush, as this Mexican tropical is also called, cascades beautifully over the edges of a container, especially when suspended. As a salt-tolerant, freeze-tender perennial, it makes a fine choice for coastal Texas gardens with good drainage.                       Hope it grows in…

Firecracker plant (Russelia equisetiformis), another continuously blooming hummingbird magnet, produces spikes which start out erect but eventually form 3 to 4 foot arched sprays of suspended scarlet bells. Fountain bush, as this Mexican tropical is also called, cascades beautifully over the edges of a container, especially when suspended. As a salt-tolerant, freeze-tender perennial, it makes a fine choice for coastal Texas gardens with good drainage. Hope it grows in…

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Flower types for my tattoo - Bachelor Buttons, love the dark color. I could see a few of these with the arrangement on one arm, and the forget-me-nots with the arrangement on the other.

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