Cuphea 'Hummingbird's Lunch' has masses of tubular flowers in red and yellow that will feed hummingbirds all season long.
Cuphea 'Hummingbird's Lunch' is a fascinating, low-mounding, easy-care, tender, evergreen perennial with a tidy round habit 24 inches tall by 36 inches wide at maturity. Bright, two-toned tubular flowers of cherry-red and yellow bloom non-stop from summer to fall. A magnet for hummingbirds and pollinators alike. Loves heat and sun. Dead heading is not necessary. Mulch over winter in colder climates, otherwise, treat as an annual or bring inside to protect. A great addition to the pollinator garden, in borders, containers, and mass plantings.
Common Name: Cuphea
Family: Lythraceae (The Loosestrife Family)
Zone Hardiness: 8-11
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Red
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Summer - Fall
Soil Moisture: Drought Tolerant, Moist
Benefits: Hummingbirds, Butterflies, Bees
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Grows in woodland clearings and pasture.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America
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