Bat-Face Cuphea (Cuphea llavea)

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Botanical names:
Cuphea llavea Accepted
Cuphea blepharophylla Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: to 30 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Purple and Red
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Hummingbirds

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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-07-16
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Location: Austin ,TXDate: OctoberConsidered an annual in my garden.  By December, it's gone.
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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2017-07-19Cuphea corner
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-05-31
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-09-29
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