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Firecracker Cuphea

Firecracker Cuphea
Grower Information

Common Name: Cuphea
Hardiness Degree: 28°F (-2.2°C)
Blooming Season: Summer
Plant Habit: Upright
Characteristics: Attracts Butterflies, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant
Water: Medium
Fertilize: Once a month
Spacing: 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)
Height: 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)
Width: 20 - 24" (51 - 61cm)
Exposure: Sun
General Information: The bright red and purple flowers create a spectacular display against the solid green foliage.
Great in baskets and containers, or mass planted borders.

Idea & Tips: Loves heat and great drainage!
Grower InformationBest for: 4 and 6-in. (10 and 15-cm) pots

Looking for a splash of sunny color? Bright red and purple flowers “pop” above the green leaves. Versatile mounded and trailing plants are useful for baskets, mixed containers and groundcover. Loves the heat! Popular with hummingbirds, too!

(Flowering Only License)