More than one plant goes by the name firecracker plant. Russelia equisetiformis is a weeping shrub; Cuphea ignea is a tropical perennial; Aesculus pavia can be either a large shrub or small tree; and Crossandra infundibuliformis is an evergreen houseplant.
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Hepzibah Flurge has been writing professionally since 2008. She is a horticulturist and her work appears on various websites and assorted gardening blogs. She holds a Bachelor of Science in horticulture.