Week 18 – May 08, 2021

Plant Information

Dynamite Cuphea

  • Dynamite Cuphea - Bloom
  • Dynamite Cuphea - Container
  • Dynamite Cuphea - Landscape
Growing Information:
Culture Guidelines
Marketing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Cuphea ignea

Common Name: Cigar Plant

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Blooming Season: Late Summer, Spring, Late Spring, Summer

Plant Habit: Spreading, Trailing, Mounded

Characteristics: Attracts Hummingbirds, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Drought Tolerant, Attracts Bees

Water: Light

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)

Height: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Width: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Exposure: Sun

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 5 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: 6 to 7 weeks 

  • Well-suited to solo and mixed containers. 
  • Also works in indoor plant programs.