Cuphea 'David Verity'

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Plant Height: 5 to 6 feet (1.5 to 1.8 meters)
Plant Spread: 4 to 5 feet (1.2 to 1.5 meters)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Year Round
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Parentage: Cuphea ignea x Cuphea micropetala


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Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on Jan 11, 2014 2:14 AM

I love growing this Cuphea when I can find it. I always have to get it through mail order, as it isn't sold locally, which is a shame. Hummers love it and will work all the flowers. Colorful, long blooming and easy to grow.

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