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Cuphea llavea - Bat Face Cuphea

Cuphea llavea - Bat Face Cuphea

Features:
Cuphea llavea is a bushy to mounding perennial subshrub that is native to Mexico. It is a great attractor of hummingbirds, as well as heat and drought. Bat Face Cuphea produces masses of 1" purple with red tubular flowers, these resemble the face of a Bat, hence the common name.

Hardiness Zones: USDA Zone 9 (20° F) to USDA Zone 11 (40° F)

Height: Grows 1-2' tall and should be spaced every 12".

Exposure: Plant in Full Sun to Partial Sun.

Bloom Time: Blooms Spring to Fall.

Water Requirements: Water 2-3 times per week until established.
Requires excellent drainage.

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