Attract hummingbirds and bees to your yard with Hamelia patens “Lime Sizzler”. Invigorate your planters’ foreground with this lively green and yellow foliage shrub. This partial to full-sun perennial blooms sizzling red-orange flowers from spring to summer and maintains an exotic, mounding overall shape (3-4’ tall x 1-2’ wide).
“Lime Sizzler” remains particularly effective in mass plantings to create a swath of bright color, or as an accent tucked between plants with darker foliage. It can be used as a border, a hedge, in a container, by a poolside, or in mass planting. Remains hardy up to 20-30 degrees F. Wind, temperature and soil are factors to consider in watering. Feed plants in early spring and again in early fall with an all-purpose fertilizer by following label instructions.