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Cuphea micropetala

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 30 in (75 cm)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil

Features: Bright green lance-shaped leaves; golden yellow to orange-red tubular flowers summer?autumn

Uses: Shrub borders Ground cover Tubs

Zones: 9?11

Description: This Mexican species forms a rounded shrub to 30 in (75 cm) or more in diameter. It has dense, flexible, leafy branchlets and bright green lance-shaped leaves around 21?2 in (6 cm) long. Narrow tubular flowers to 2 in (5 cm) long come in shades of golden

Growth Habit: Rounded habit

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