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PlantFiles: Mauve Cuphea, Neon Cuphea, Lavender Cuphea
Cuphea subuligera

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Family: Lythraceae (ly-THRAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cuphea (KYOO-fee-uh) (Info)
Species: subuligera

Synonym:Cuphea caecilae
Synonym:Cuphea dodecandra
Synonym:Parsonsia caecilae
Synonym:Parsonsia subuligera

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Category:
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Rose/Mauve
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Provides winter interest
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Carmichael, California
Chico, California
North Highlands, California
Sacramento, California
South Yuba City, California
West Sacramento, California



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