Week 38 – September 20, 2019

Plant Information

Honeybells Cuphea

New variety!
Growing Information:
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Marketing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Cuphea hybrida

Common Name: Cuphea

Hardiness Degree: 45°F (7.2°C)

Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn

Plant Habit: Spreading, Trailing

Characteristics: Low Maintenance, Attracts Hummingbirds, Water/Rain tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 8 - 14" (20 - 36cm)

Height: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Width: 14 - 20" (36 - 51cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun

General Information: Excellent spreading variety for baskets offers Summer flower power!

Grower Information:

Honeybells will lower rooting time and cost of rooting, because it roots faster. Able to be produced at lower temperatures, it can also decrease the overall cost of Spring greenhouse production. Likewise, Honeybells requires less special treatment because of its high resistance to Oedema. This exciting new Summer item will drive more sales at retail, as a new cuphea for the consumer who knows and loves this class.


Protection Information: PPAF

(Flowering Only License)