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Marmalade bush

Streptosolen jamesonii

Also known as

Orange browallia, Firebush

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

2.5m

1.5m

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Marmalade bush Overview

This is a fast-growing, evergreen shrub which is tall and slender stemmed. It can be scandent unless pruned annually. It has wrinkly ovate to elliptical ovate dark green leaves about 4cms long. It flowers from late spring to late summer, producing yellow or orange-yellow blooms about 3cms across, with twisted tubes and spreading petal lobes in terminal corymbs about 15cms across.

Common problems with Marmalade bush

How to propagate Marmalade bush

Cuttings

You can propagate from cuttings in the summer.

Other uses of Marmalade bush

Grown for its flowers.

Container Gardening

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