Cuphea llavea 'Torpedo'
In this mix
|Direct Sow/ Plant Out|
- Tender Perennial (grown as a Half-Hardy Annual)
- Container, Front
- Fertile, Neutral
- June - September
- 30cm (12in)
- Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
- Full Sun, Part Shade
- 20cm (8in)
- Plant in spring after risk of frosts
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.
Dead head regularly to prolong flowering.