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Week 9 – February 29, 2024

Plant Information

Sweet Talk™ Red Cuphea

New variety!
  • Sweet Talk™ Red Cuphea - Bloom
  • Sweet Talk™ Red Cuphea - Container
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Cuphea procumbens

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

Plant Habit: Mounded

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

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 8 - 12" (20 - 30cm)

Height: 8 - 14" (20 - 36cm)

Width: 8 - 14" (20 - 36cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Heat-loving plants put on loads of flowers in bright colors. Natural source of nectar for hummingbirds, bees and other pollinators. Use in containers and garden borders. 

Grower Information:

Perfect pollinator garden plant!
These beautiful cuphea blooms are a natural source of pollinator-attracting nectar, providing gardeners with a lively backyard gathering place for bees and hummingbirds.

Plug crop time: 4 weeks
Transplant to finish: 8 to 9 weeks 

  • A new heat-loving cuphea series from PanAmerican Seed!
  • A natural source of nectar, the flowers attract pollinators like bees and hummingbirds.
  • Offers a more refined plant form compared to competitors, with tighter branching and less gaps.
  • A good option for Spring or Summer production, it is more floriferous and less susceptible to oedema.
  • All varieties can be grown with the same PGR schedule.
  • Vivid bloom colours stand out on the bench, and include a true Red.

One of the most eye-catching colours in its class and a favorite of hummingbirds.

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