Week 25 – June 19, 2019

Plant Information

Firecracker Cuphea

Growing Information:
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Marketing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Cuphea purpurea

Common Name: Cuphea

Hardiness Zone: 3a - 9b

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.

Grower Information:

Mounded and trailing plants are useful in baskets, mixed containers and as a groundcover. Bright red and purple flowers top solid green foliage.

'Firecracker'

Protection Information: PP13,595

(Flowering Only License)