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Dec 28, 2013 8:49 PM CST
|Please help me ID this flower which is still in bloom here in December. Plant is about 24-30" tall; may be perennial. The seeds are very sticky. My neighbor kindly broke off the tip of it so I could make the photo. Thanks.
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~"Leaf of Faith"
Dec 28, 2013 9:02 PM CST
|Looks to me very much like a Cuphea?|
Dec 28, 2013 10:14 PM CST
That's Cuphea micropetala aka Candy Corn Plant. It's very easy to propagate by cuttings or seed, especially fresh seed.
Hummingbirds love it!
Candy Corn Plant (Cuphea micropetala)
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