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Cuphea ignea

Common Name(s):
Firecracker plant, Mexican cigar plant
Category:
Annuals
Comment:

Prefers light, well-drained soil; keep well-watered; tolerates heat and humidity; tender perennial grown as an annual

Season:
Summer
Light:
Sun to partial shade
Color:
Small, bright red with black and white lip
Height:
12-24 in.
Space:
9 to 12 in.

NCCES plant id: 52

Cuphea ignea Cuphea ignea
Jon Sullivan, CC BY-NC-2.0
Cuphea ignea Cuphea ignea
Scott Zona, CC BY-NC-2.0
Cuphea ignea Cuphea ignea
Scott Zona, CC BY-NC-2.0
Cuphea ignea Cuphea ignea
Ezequiel Coelho, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Cuphea ignea Cuphea ignea
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