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Cuphea Hummingbird’s Lunch

Cuphea = ‘CUPP1751’

Cuphea Hummingbird’s Lunch is an outstanding new annual, covered by bright cherry-red two-toned flowers. Blooming non-stop, this beauty provides color all summer-fall! For warmer climates, you will see flowers all year-round adding color to the winter landscapes. Hummingbirds Lunch has a wonderful, tidy, round habit reaching 24” x 36” at maturity. Like its namesake, this variety is a perfect addition to your pollinator gardens attracting hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies. Use in containers, garden borders, and mass landscape plantings. Zone 8 hardy.

New for 2020 – This exciting Cuphea from Australia is sure to turn up the heat in your summer displays.

Key Features

  • Bright cherry red flowers.
  • Great in high temperatures.
  • Drought tolerant once established
PK Sheet
USDA Zone: 8 - 11
Height: 18 to 24-inches
46 to 61-centimeters
Spread: 24 to 36-inches
61 to 91-centimeters
Seasons: Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Summer, Late Summer, Autumn
Flower Colors: Red, Yellow
Foliage Colors: Dark Green
Light Levels: Full-Sun
Hardiness / Vigor: Half Hardy
Growth Habit: Compact-mounded
Usage: Container Gardens, Containers, Garden border, Gardens, Landscapes, Mass landscape planting, Pollinator Plant, Pots
Patent Status: Rights Asserted
Origin: Australia

Grower Culture

General:
 
Media: Well-draining media
Water: Well-Drained to Moderate
 
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
 
4-inch: 6 to 8-weeks with 1 ppp
1-gallon: 10 to 12-weeks with 1 ppp