Tropic Flame (Crossandra)
Latin Name: C.infundibuliformis
Item #: 822A
Suitable for Containers:
Suitable for Small Pots
Annual 10 in/25 cm Approx. 6,180 seeds per oz/28 gr
Can be used in outdoor containers or landscape plantings. Very popular in the northeast as an excellent indoor pot plant during winter and summer months. Plants love heat but are susceptible to cold drafts and cool night temps. Plants stay compact indoors and will bloom continuously in a warm environment.
CULTURE: Allow 17-20 weeks crop time from seed to flower in 4 in/10 cm pots. Germinate @ 80° F/26° C days and 70° F/21° C nights for 21-28 days. Cover seed lightly with fine vermiculite. Grow plants @ 68-75° F/20-24° C. Germination 75-80%.