Fall/Plant Care/Summer

Fun Flower Facts: Firecracker Plant

This unique annual will definitely draw attention to your garden. The firecracker plant, or cuphea hybrid, is a tall annual that will grow to nearly 28” tall, making it the perfect choice for your containers or landscape. A few more interesting facts about cuphea:

  • Their vibrant color and tubular shape make them a great hummingbird attracter.
  • Cuphea withstands heat very well.
  • Cuphea will bloom through the fall and will be one of the last annuals to die at the end of the season.
  • Prefers full sun, moist soil, and regularly fertilizing to keep it full and blossoming.