Species and cultivars you need to learn for class:


Common name: Cuphea

Other cultivars and species: Several species are used - most used in the garden are hybrids

Family: Lythraceae

Zone: Tropical (8-11)

Identifying characteristics: Upright growth, lance shaped leaves, cigar shaped tubular flowers often with white or yellow tips.

Culture and use notes: Use in containers, attractive to pollinators 

USDA Plant profile

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