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Cuphea ignea - Cigar Plant

Cuphea ignea - Cigar Plant (Cuphea ignea - Cigar Plant)

This plant is only suppose to grow to 3ft/1m. However, the plants here in San Diego, CA. don't know that because they grow to more than twice that height here. This plant has thousands of flowers all year! Photo taken in Balboa Park.

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Lovely lucky you, I can only grow it as a short annual here.

5 Apr, 2012



It lives a very long time and grows into a good-sized wide shrub to 7ft/2.2m tall.

5 Apr, 2012



5 Apr, 2012


Actually, Cuphea species their varieties are very commonly grown here.

6 Apr, 2012


Thanks D

6 Apr, 2012


You're welcome.

6 Apr, 2012

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