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Cuphea ignea

Classification

Order: Myrtales
   Family: Lythraceae
            Genus: Cuphea
                        Specie: Cuphea ignea

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 24 in (60 cm)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil

Features: Bright green pointed leaves; orange-red tubular flowers tipped with white or black

Uses: Shrub borders Ground cover Tubs

Zones: 10?12

Description: This small bushy subshrub to just 24 in (60 cm) high is from Mexico and Jamaica. It has bright green, 11?4 in (30 mm) long, oval, pointed leaves and thin, orange-red, tubular flowers, 1 in (25 mm) long, and tipped with white and a touch of black, suggesti

Growth Habit: Branching spreading habit

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