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A picture of a Cigar plant

Cigar plant

Cuphea cyanea

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1b

RHS hardiness

10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

65cm

60cm

Min

40cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Cigar plant Overview

A branching bushy round evergreen shrub native to Mexico. Bears mid green ovate leaves and racemes of yellow-orange and red purple flowers in spring.

Common problems with Cigar plant

How to propagate Cigar plant

Seed

You can propagate by seeds in the spring.

Cuttings

Greenwood cuttings in the spring or summer.

Other uses of Cigar plant

Grown for their flowers.