Hamelia patens ‘Glabra’

-Not Native-


8 to 15 feet (tolerates severe pruning)

Fast rate of growth

Full sun to very light shade        

Drought tolerant 

Cold sensitive; will revive if it freezes


Densely-branched, multi-stemmed shrub with evergreen,

green and red leaves. Clusters of small, tubular,

red and yellow flowers attract butterflies, and hummingbirds.

Red berries attract birds.