Cuphea cyanea growing shrub‎ of the genus Cuphea also known as Pink Cigar Plant, Cuphea cyanea perennial evergreen or annual plant, ornamental plant and attract pollinators, can grow in tropic, mediterranean, desert, subtropical or temperate climate hardiness zone 10+ (as perennial) 6-9 (as annual).

Leaves color green in oval shape.

Cuphea cyanea flower

Flower color red or pink with yellow in a cone shape.

Cuphea cyanea for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Cuphea cyanea growing and care:

Well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Invasive

Planting season:
Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases:
Aphids

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
30-60cm, 1-2 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Cone shape flowers in red or pink with yellow

Scientific name:

Cuphea cyanea

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