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Cigar Plant

Botanical Name
Cuphea ignea
Hardiness
Zones 10 to 12, grown as annual elsewhere
Height
18 to 24 inches
Width
18 to 24 inches
Flowers
Spring thru frost: red tipped in white and black
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Sow seeds indoors 10-12 weeks before last frost
  • Cuphea is tolerant of heat and humidity
  • Maintain moist soil for best performance
  • Pinch back plants for fuller form and stronger stems
Problems
None serious
Varieties
  • David Verity - reddish-orange flowers, 24"
  • Petite Peach - peachy- orange flowers

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