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Family: LythraceaeMain Season: SummerFlower Colour: RedLeaf Colour: GreenFoliage: EvergreenPosition: SunSoil Type: Ordinary, medium loamHeight: 30cm to 45cm (12" to 18")Peat Free? YesHardiness Guide: RHS H2 minimum 1C to 5CPot Size: 9cm
TENDER A bushy perennial producing masses of ruby red tubular flowers with light pinkish tips from late spring till the frosts. Best kept frost free overwinter. 30cm.
New to us so we haven't been able to test hardiness yet. Some Cuphea will behave as herbaceous perennials in a warm, sheltered garden so this might survive outside. For safety we recommend taking it inside a frost free greenhouse or conservatory for the winter.