(Large Firecracker Plant) Standing Tall, Cuphea VERMILLIONAIRE® is really turning heads. Clusters of orange, tubular-shaped flowers, with yellow tips, explode all over VERMILLIONAIRE®, attracting hummingbirds and butterflies. Standing 18-28 inches tall, VERMILLIONAIRE® is long blooming, drought and heat tolerant and requires no deadheading. Plant in full sun, and the orange and yellow flowers continuously bloom all season long. VERMILLIONAIRE® has a mounding habit that works great in borders, containers and in mass. Like all Cuphea, VERMILLIONAIRE® love the heat.
Common Name: Large Firecracker Plant
Plant Type: Annual
Brand: PROVEN WINNERS® Annuals
Hardiness Zone: 8, 10, 11What is my zone?
Max Height: 18 – 28 Inches
Max Spread: 12 – 24 Inches
Exposure: Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions: Bee-Friendly, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Flower Color: Orange Shades
Soil Moisture Needs: Dry, Moderate
Attributes: Cut Flower or Foliage, Drought Tolerant
Design Use: Combination Containers, Container, Hanging Baskets, Massing
Container Design: Thriller
Season of Interest (Flowering): Late Spring or Early Summer, Summer, Late Summer, Fall