Cuphea llavea 'Totally Tempted'/Totally Tempted Cuphea

Cuphea llavea 'Totally Tempted' / Cuphea llavea 'Totally Tempted'
Royal red flowers and foliage on this cuphea
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Royal red flowers and foliage on this cuphea

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Scientific Name: Cuphea llavea 'Totally Tempted'
Common Name: Totally Tempted Cuphea
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This is an excellent summer flowering perennial and often used as an annual in colder parts of the country. It starts blooming in spring and will bloom through the fall. Provide full sunlight and a well drained soil, preferably in a raised bed for best performance. Totally tempted cuphea has received many awards in recent evaluations in southern states. It is a particularly good choice for containers like hanging baskets.