B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Cuphea viscosissima is cold hardy
USDA Zone:7 0° to 10°F (-17.5° to -12.5°C)
|Type of plant - annual
Flower or inflorescence:
bright deep PURPLE mouse ears, in panicles, becoming profuse
-5cm., ov.-lance...sticky PURPLE hairy plant
|Height, in meters: 0.5
Height, in feet: 1.65
|Cuphea viscosissima sales history
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,|
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|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Cuphea viscosissima seeds will usually germinate in 8-10 days.