Firecracker plant is a weeping shrub bursting with long sprays of orange-red flowers that lend it its name. Other common names include coral plant and coral fountain plant.The narrow, tubular flowers are about 1 in (2.5 cm) long and cover the plant from late spring till fall. Actually, it can flower any time of year, given enough warmth and light. You'll get the most blooms by putting it in full sun. Moving it outdoors for the summer is ideal. It's attractive to passersby as well as to butterflies and hummingbirds.