Hamelia patens
Firebush CoralilloRUBIACEAE
Photos (c) Willow Zuchowski and ProNativas

Habit: Small tree

General Height: 1-3 meters

Slope: Pacific, Montane

Sun or Shade: Partial shade, Sun

Inflorescence Colors: Orange

Flower Pollination: Hummingbird, butterfly

Fruit Display Colors: Purple

Fruit Dispersal: Bird




Credits: The Electronic Field Guide to Native Ornamental Plants of Monteverde (c) 2007 Willow Zuchowski, ProNativas, EFG Project, UMass Boston