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Candy Corn Plant


A small evergreen shrub with slightly arching red branches closely set with narrow, medium green lance-shaped penstemon-like foliage. Bright orange-red tubular flowers with yellow tips bloom on slender spike-like clusters from summer to late fall.

Cuphea micropetala

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf length : 5"

Leaf shape : Narrow, lance-shaped

Leaf color : Medium green

Flower Characteristics

Flower shape : Tubular

Flower color : Yellow

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 3-4 ft.

Average size maturity height : 4 ft.

Growth rate : Fast

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 20 to 25 F( Z9a)

Sunset zone : 16-24

Water requirements :Regular

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Hummingbirds : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes

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