Flower NameCrossandra massaica
Formal NameCrossandra massaica
AliasCrossandra, Summer Candle, firecracker flower
HabitatCentral Africa, Ghana
Crossandra massaica is an evergreen perennial of the Acanthaceae department Crossandra genus native to Ghana. Around the inflorescence bracts of green looks like wheat to red flowers bloom one after another. Slick and glossy green leaves and flowers it makes. Crossandra infndibliformis native to India (scientific name:Crossandra infundibuliformis) is a usually often seen, is orange or yellow flower.
Common name: Crossandra massaica, scientific name: Crossandra massaica, also known as: summer candles, Firecracker flower, Origin: Ghana and the Central African Republic, height: 30-100 cm, flower, red, flower diameter: 6 cm, flowering period: May to November.
Flower typeZygomorphic Flower
Flower arraySpike Inflorescence
Leaf typeImparipinnate-Compound Leaf
Flowering placeGarden Pot flower
SeasonMay Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov
Height30 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter5 ~ 6