Cuphea 'Vermillionaire' is a low-mounding, tender, evergreen perennial with tubular, orange and yellow flowers popular with hummingbirds.
Cuphea 'Vermillionaire' is a fascinating, low-mounding, easy-care, evergreen perennial of up to 28 inches high by 24 inches wide. It blooms and re-blooms with loads of long tubular flowers in hot-orange with yellow tips resembling fire crackers that are a magnet for hummingbirds! Loves heat and sun. Dead heading is not necessary. Mulch over winter in colder climates, otherwise, treat as an annual. Excellent in the border, container and mass planting.
Common Name: Cuphea
Family: Lythraceae (The Loosestrife Family)
Zone Hardiness: 8-11
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Orange
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Spring - Summer
Soil Moisture: Drought Tolerant, Moist
Deer Resistant: Unknown
Native Habitat: Grows in woodland clearings and pasture.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America
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