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Cuphea cyanea 'Caribbean Sunset'

CARIBBEAN SUNSET MEXICAN HEATHER

Buy Caribbean Sunset Mexican Heather online. Has trumpet-like flowers are orange with yellow faces, purple ears and red stems. Very flashy against the dark green foliage. A heat tolerant plant growing to 18-24 inches tall.

Height:

18-24 Inches

Spread:

18-24 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

8-10

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Orange
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Annual
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Moist
  • Average
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Well-Drained
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Spring Flowering
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Summer Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Border Plant
  • Under Power Lines
  • Rock Gardens
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Cuphea is easy to grow and adapts to most soil conditions.

Interesting Notes

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