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Cuphea ignea

Phonetic Spelling
KOO-fee-ah ig-NEE-ah
Description

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

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Cuphea
    Species:
    ignea
    Family:
    Lythraceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Mexico
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    Available Space To Plant:
    Less than 12 inches
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Black
    Red/Burgundy
    White
    Flower Description:
    The flower is small, bright red with a black and white lip.
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No