Cuphea 'Torpedo'

This plant loves summer heat and is drought tolerant, making it perfect for pots and hanging baskets. More
5 plugs 511062-5 £8.50

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This plant loves summer heat and is drought tolerant, making it perfect for pots and hanging baskets. Masses of purple and crimson flowers appear in early summer, continuing all the way through to September.

Genus Cuphea
Variety Torpedo
Type Tender Perennial (grown as a Half-Hardy Annual)
Border Position Front, Container
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Well-drained, Moist but Well-drained
Height 30cm (12in)
Spacing 20cm (8in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in spring after risk of frosts
Care Tips Dead head regularly to prolong flowering.
Flowering June - September
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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