Cuphea spp.

Both types of Cuphea boast stunning blooms all throughout the summer. A heat loving, pollinator magnet, these beauties are a perfect addition to any full-sun garden!


  • Light Needs: Full sun. Can tolerate some afternoon shade on hot days.
  • Water Needs: Water regularly to keep evenly moist in well-drained soil.
  • Bloom Season: Summer through first frost
  • Height: Allyson (8 - 12 inches); Vermillionaire® (18 - 28 inches)
  • Growth Habit: Upright, Mounding
  • Feed regularly (every 2-3 weeks) during the growing season.