Saturday, November 14, 2015

Cigar Plant | Hummingbird Love

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Quick Reference
Common name: Cigar plant or firecracker plant
Latin name: Cuphea 
Flowers: Orange tubular flowers ideal for hummingbird gardens
Hardiness: Summer annual
Soil Requirements: Well drained
Exposure: Full sun

Cuphea
 is an abundant bloomer. One inch, tubular flowers, each painted in orange and red hues are tipped with white. Each plant creates a mass of slender branches with lance-shaped leaves. It's mature height is approximately 3 feet. 
©  Grassroots Horticulture
2000-2015


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