Ruttya fruitcosa Lindau, or Orange Hummingbird Bush is a beautiful and unusual plant is also known by several common names:
Hummingbird Bush or Plant, Jammy Mouth, Orange Dragon, Monkey Face, Jembekkie, African Azalea. It is native to Tropical South Africa.
Orange Hummingbird Bush is a fairly rare and lesser known, but highly sought after, plant. It is a quick, vigorous growing caning bush that will easily reach 6' tall at maturity in semi tropical climates.
The spectacular unique flowers are a beautiful cascade of bright orange tubes marked with brown, that actually resemble little hummingbirds. They are, in fact, excellent for attracting their namesakes.
The gorgeous, showy blooms are literally dripping with nectar that hummingbirds are crazy about. Butterflies like it as a food source, but not as a host plant (no caterpillars).
Orange Hummingbird Bush blooms nearly year round and is a bright, colorful accent plant that is a great addition to butterfly and hummingbird gardens or other wildlife habitat areas.
Locate this plant near your entrance, pool, porch, patio or deck for a great attention getting conversation piece. It can be grown as a potted plant indefinitely.
Condition: One (1) Well rooted, starter size plant growing and shipped in a 4 inch diameter plastic pot. Plant will be a minimum of about 6 to 8 inches tall and unlikely to have bloom or bud at the time of shipping. *Limited Conditional Warranty: Warranty is limited to guaranteeing plants will arrive safely and in good and healthy condition, and is conditioned on Seller receiving prompt notice (within 24 hours of delivery) of any problem with the condition accompanied by photo validation. No other additional, extended or long term Warranty is expressed or implied.
- Brand: Emerald Goddess Gardens TM
- Common Name: Hummingbird Bush
- Bloom Form: Unique bird shaped
- Mature Size: 4 to 6 feet
- Fragrance: None
- Suggested Uses: Mass Plant, Mixed Perennials, Accent, Feature, Potted
- House Plant Adapative: Not Recommended
- Country of Origin: USA
- Limited Conditional Warranty: Healthy Arrival
- Extended Long Term Warranty: None
- Manufacturer:Emerald Goddess Gardens TM
- Climate: Tropical
- Color: Orange
- Special Features: Unusual flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies
- Species: Ruttya fruitcosa Lindau
- Sunlight: Full Sun to Light Shade
- USDA Hardiness Zone: 9, 10. 11
- Watering: Moderate