Flowers resemble a burning cigar. Origin - Mexico, Jamaica. Beautiful everblooming small shrub 1-2" tall that can be used as a perfect groundcover. Great butterfly attractor. Very hight drought tolerant

Botanical Name - Cuphea llavea

Common Name - Cigar Plant

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Most species begin blooming almost as soon as they emerge from their winter dormancy. Others, however, initiate flowers during the short days of autumn. In frost-free climates, Cuphea is evergreen and blooms most of the year. In Zones 7 and northward, these plants are often grown as summer annuals. In this role, they bloom from the time they are placed in the garden until frost kills them come winter. Several species are popular garden plants