Height - 2 to 3 feet
Width - 2 to 3 feet
Other common names
Cigar Flower, Mexican Cigar, Little Cigar Cuphea
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Save Water Medium water required
More Color Orange flowers all summer
Attract Wildlife Hummingbirds are attracted to the tube-shaped flowers
Reduce Maintenance Cut back in winter; plant returns in late spring
Texas Tough Fast-growing; loves heat and humidity
Name comes from the distinctive flower that resembles a lit cigar. Is considered an annual in most of the U.S. but has been coming back year after year in our Demonstration Garden. Is native to Mexico and South America.
Cigar Plants in Frisco
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