Common Name: Cuphea, Cigar Flower, Umbrella Flower, Firecracker Plant
Scientific Name: Cuphea “Vermillionaire”
Plant Family: Lythraceae
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Water Demand: Moderate-High
Are you looking for that right pop of color, well look no further for the Cuphea is a winner. Cuphea forms a busy mound layered with nectar-rich flowers that are attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies. The plant offers excellent heat and drought tolerance, making it a wonderful choice for any landscape.