- Mexican Heather, Cigar Plant
- Height: 18-24 inches
- Growing Zone: 2-11
- Exposure: Full Sun
- Bloom Time: Spring-Fall
- Each 4.5-Inch Pot contains 1 Vermillionaire Large Firecracker Cuphea Plant
Vermillionaire® Large Firecracker Plants literally explodes with clusters of tubular shaped orange/red flowers that look very much like little firecrackers. They attract hummingbirds like no other! This well branched, upright grower works well as a bedding plant or in containers. Vermillionaire tolerates heat and humidity.
Vermillionaire Plant Care Instructions: Plants do best with consistently moist soil; however, they are forgiving if you miss a one or two waterings. No deadheading is necessary unless the plants start becoming leggy. If grown is southern gardens it should not be cut back in the winter. If grown as an annual in northern gardens it should be discarded after the plant dies for the winter.
Proven Winners Vermillionaire® Cuphea hybrid 'cupver'
Common Names: firecracker plant, cigar flower, Mexican cigar plant
"Hummingbirds Love It!!"
Lori G. on 5/8/2023 6:30:36 PM
Comment: Plant arrived well packaged, healthy and full of blooms. Hummingbirds love this plant and is a great addition to your garden. As always Grow Joy delivers on customer service and top- quality plants.
JoAnn L. on 4/24/2023 9:21:19 AM
Comment: received (4) vermillionaire (cuphea) ... they were very nicely packaged and came without any damage ... all 4 appeared healthy and had blooms ... transplanted this past w/e and can't wait for the hummies to find them
Luke G. on 6/15/2022 10:54:33 AM
Comment: Excellent products and healthy plants that arrived well packaged from GrowJoy. Customer service was excellent. Thanks so much!
"Vermillionaire Cuphea Plant"
Gina B. on 5/23/2022 8:51:04 AM
Comment: These are the best plants if you want to attract hummingbirds to your garden. They love them!
Paul N. on 4/30/2022 2:45:20 AM
Comment: Robust and vibrant plant that was an exceptionally easy transplant and will be an honoured addition to my landscape. It probably will be a perennial here in Montgomery, AL. with usage of frost cloth.
Gina B on 8/1/2021 10:42:57 AM
Comment: I buy several of these every year. They are a hummingbird magnet!
"Looking forward for hummers to stop by!!"
Habiba A on 4/21/2021 1:52:40 PM
Comment: I waited a year to get this unique plant. Last year it was sold out. Very satisfied with quality of plant received. Foliage was healthy and it had a lot of blooms and buds. Grows pretty fast. Since I received it 3 weeks ago it has added 6 inches.
Sue H on 5/19/2020 8:08:23 AM
Comment: I have never bought flowers from an online source. But I was very happy and happily surprised. The order came with very healthy plants that have more doubled in size. I will be buying from you all again. Thank you so much
cheryl c on 5/8/2020 7:01:44 AM
Comment: Plants came in great shape and even started blooming, can't wait to see in full bloom
Lydia D on 4/29/2020 5:02:21 PM
Comment: I’m very satisfied with these vermillionaire plants. They are bigger than I expected and have flowers already.
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