Blooming this Month: Firespike

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Known botanically as Odontonema cuspidatum, firespike grows 4 to 6 feet tall and produces clusters of 3-inch-long, tubular red flowers. It is a small shrub in south Florida and a clumping, herbaceous perennial in north and central Florida.

Firespike is currently in bloom at the Sarasota Garden Club, 1131 Boulevard of the Arts.

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