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Varies with species
Cuphea is a perfect addition to any pollinator garden with its vigorous blooms and high drought tolerance!
Water Requirements– Moderate watering. Drought tolerant once established.
Soil: Moist, well-drained soil. Adding compost to the soil will create increased blooms!
Growth Rate: Moderate
Temperature: Thrives in high heat!
Pruning: Deadheading is not required. It is recommended to prune in late spring to encourage more blooms.
Bloom Time: Late Spring until frost.
Tips: Cuphea comes in many different varieties, so you are bound to find one that fits your garden!
AKA: Cigar Plant
1 gallon on trellis
Batface, Cigar Plant
Not salt tolerant
Moderate Growth Rate
2' – 4'
Red, Orange, Purple