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Cuphea spp

Cigar Plant, False Heather, Mexican Heather
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Cuphea spp
Principal Common Name
Common Name(s) Cigar Plant, False Heather, Mexican Heather
Synonym
Description Cuphea is a small flower plant ranging from 1-4' tall that attract hummingbirds.
General Comments These great little Evergreen compact plants do well as edging for the garden as well as in container gardening. They are a favorite for Hummingbirds.
Origin
Nativity Mexico, Central America
Height Range 1 - 0 FT
Spread Range 1 - 0 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Medium Green
Leaf Texture
Form Shrub
Flower Color Orange : Pink : Purple : Red : White : Yellow
Flower Time Spring : Summer : Fall
Months
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences
Watering Preferences
Outstanding Features Attracts Birds : Flower : Form

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