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Cuphea purpurea Honey Bells

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Cuphea purpurea Honey Bells Cigar Plant,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Dense, Rounded

Description:
Small compact shrub with green foliage and a profusion of pretty red and yellow cigar shaped flowers throughout most of the year. Great for a low growing border, rockeries, pots and hanging baskets. Grows approx. 30cm H x 50cm W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Groundcover, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Rockery, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Lythraceae SouthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Yellow, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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