Candy Corn Plant (Cuphea micropetala)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 4 feet
Plant Spread: 5 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: yellow-orange
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant


Discussion Threads about this plant
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Recommendations needed for annuals to attract butterflies and hummingbirds by julieseward1 Jul 8, 2019 10:42 AM 7
Best perennials for hummingbirds by Rcfjane May 28, 2019 10:06 PM 12
Yellow orange flower by greene Dec 28, 2013 10:14 PM 2

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