Cuphea ignea growing shrub of the genus Cuphea also known as Firecracker Plant or Cigar Plant, Cuphea ignea 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 elliptic shape.
Cuphea ignea flower
Flower color red, orange, white, pink, purple or more than one color, in a cone shape.
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Requirements for growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring / Summer
Pests and diseases:
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
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower:
Cone shape flowers in red, orange, pink, white or purple color