Bat Face Cuphea, Tiny Mice Cuphea, Georgia Scarlet Batface Cuphea, Mickey Mouse Plant
Cuphea llavea, C. barbigera, Parsonia llavea
Price: $ 7.99
Catalog ID# 1220
In Stock: 88
Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
A succession of red tubular blooms that end in a purple bat-like 'face' are topped by a pair of glowing red 'ears' creating the interesting 'bat face' look. Batface Cuphea, or Georgia Scarlet Batface Cuphea, is a tough and reliable low mounding perennial which blooms from late spring to frost. Provide a well-drained soil with full to mostly sun for the best results. An excellent choice for hummingbirds, mixed containers, hanging baskets, and in mass plantings.
A well-drained soil is key to winter survival of the Georgia Scarlet Batface Cuphea.
Grows To: 12-24''H x 24-36''W
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8,9,10
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Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
Soil & Moisture: Average to dry, well-drained soils. Do not overwater.
Deer Resistance: May Be Severely Browsed
Native To / Origin: Mexico, South America
See our Planting A New Plant, How To, and General Growing Guide for basic planting, potting, and watering instructions