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Cuphea hybrid Large Firecracker Plant Vermillionaire®'
Cuphea hybrid Large Firecracker Plant Vermillionaire

Abundant yellow orange flowers all season long; loves the heat and loved by hummingbirds. Continuous bloom or Rebloomer. Long blooming, Heat tolerant. Deadheading not necessary. Drought tolerant. Attracts hummingbirds.
Uses: containers, garden beds, border plant, mass planting
Prefers average soil and average soil moisture
Height: 18" - 28" tall
Plant 12" - 18" apart
Growability: easy
Maintenance Notes:
Vermillionaireā„¢, like all Cuphea is a heat lover and will do best in warm gardens with bright light. Always keep this plant in full sun for best flowering and too avoid it stretching in the shade.

Keep moist throughout the growing season, regular fertilizing will keep it full and constantly flowering. Once established Vermillionaireā„¢ does not require a lot of water, but water regularly until it has grown a bit.

This plant is a perennial in USDA zones 8 and higher, but should be considered an annual in colder climates. Great hummingbird attractor! They love this plant, one of their preferred plants in most gardens.


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