Cuphea ignea

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Cigar Plant 10 seeds

Cuphea ignea or the cigar plant is native to Mexico and the islands of the West Indies. A sub shrub that grows to about 3ft in height with a similar spread. The leaves are lance shaped or narrowly elliptical and dark green with brilliant orange flowers that inspire this tropical perennial’s common names like cigar flower and cigarette plant. Pinch back the stem tips occasionally to maintain a dense compact shape, easy from seed and a delightful pot plant