Cuphea llavea, known as Bat-Faced Cuphea, is a colorful tropical displaying red, tubular flowers with bright red ‘ears’ and a purple calyx, or ‘face’. Resembles the face of a bat, hence the common name. A bushy shrub grower providing lots of interesting color all season.
Loves warm weather. Cupheas grow best in a well-drained soil with moderate watering. Feed with a slow-release fertilizer at planting. Cigar Flower is a great plant for sunny containers! Protect your PRINCE OF PARADISE™ from frost!