Cuphea plant growing shrub of the genus Cuphea also known as Cupheas or Cigar plants, Cuphea plant perennial evergreen or annual plant, used as ornamental plant and attract pollinator, can grow in subtropical, temperate, tropic climate and grow hardiness zone 10b+ as perennial or 4-10a as annual.
Leaves color dark green in elliptic shape
Cuphea plant flower
Flower color can be: white, pink, red, orange, yellow or purple in tubular shape.
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Requirements for Cuphea plant 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 as annual / Spring to autumn as perennial / All year in the tropical
Pests and diseases:
Autumn / Winter
How to prune:
Just for design
Size of the plant?
2-3 feet, 60-90 cm
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water / Big 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:
Tubular shape flower in colors of white, pink, red, orange, yellow or purple