Information for Cuphea viscosissima

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 86911
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:7
Type of plant - annual
Flower: bright deep PURPLE mouse ears, in panicles, becoming profuse
Foliage: -5cm., ov.-lance...sticky PURPLE hairy plant
Height in meters: 0.5

Synonyms (alternative names) for Cuphea viscosissima: Cuphea petiolata,  Lythrum petiolatum,  Parsonsia petiolata, 

Common names for Cuphea viscosissima: Bat Face,  Blue Wax-weed,  Blue Waxweed,  Clammy Cuphea,  Cuphea Regal Purple,  Tar Weed,  Tarweed, 

Cuphea viscosissima is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
31:   House and Container Plant Seed List
53:   Bedding Plant Seed List
85:   Natives of U.S.South West (Arizona Texas New Mexico)
89:   Natives of U.S.South East
483:  Lythraceae

Germination guide
Cuphea viscosissima seeds will usually germinate in 8-10 days. Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Cuphea viscosissima seeds on the surface of a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 20C.

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