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Cuphea cyanea

Cuphea cyanea

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

12b

USDA zone

13°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

65cm

60cm

Min

40cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Cuphea cyanea 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 Cuphea cyanea

How to propagate Cuphea cyanea

Seed

You can propagate by seeds in the spring.

Cuttings

Greenwood cuttings in the spring or summer.

Other uses of Cuphea cyanea

Grown for their flowers.