Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Have a cigar

This is a neat little plant that I bought because of its attractiveness to hummingbirds. The little red flowers resemble cigars - hence the name. It likes hot, humid areas and should come back from the roots in zones 8 and higher. I haven't decided yet where I want to put it in my yard, so it sits in a pot.


Ginger said...

Never heard of it, but who doesn't like a plant that attracts hummers?! Thanks for sharing!

Dirt Princess said...

yep they do love a cuphea. I have a bat face place that is in the cuphea family. They love it. It should be blooming any day now. It is a very unique plant.

Sweet sad rose said...

when I read the title of the article I thought it is about a tobacco plant but now i see it is different. I do not know about this plant but nice information thanks