Cuphea ignea for sale – Easy plant to grow, mostly grown for the ornamental flowers and for the leaves, planting in early spring to autumn, better to buy plant or another option to start from seeds yet more challenging.
Cuphea ignea – information before buying:
Growing information: perennial or annual plant, growing hardiness zone: 10+ (as perennial) -9 (as annual), water needed – average amount, light conditions – full sun to partial shade, height: 30-60cm, 1-2 feet.
Blooming in the spring to autumn in cone shaped flowers that appear in red, orange, white or purple color.
Alternative names: Firecracker Plant, Cigar Plant