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Cigar Plant

Cuphea ignea
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Typically available from late winter to fall. Call store for exact availability. 

Evergreen perennial with thin, tubular flowers that bloom spring through fall. Flowers are often red or orange with white or yellow tips, giving them a cigar-like appearance. Used in borders, containers and perennial beds.

Plant with Million Bells

Characteristics

  • Landscape Size: 18"-30" tall, 2'-3' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Sunset Zone: 11-13, 16
  • Growth Habit: Compact, Mounding
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Butterflies, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Thrives in enriched soil with good drainage. Fertilize in spring, before new growth. Prune to shape. Hardy to 30°F. 

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