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Proven Winners Totally Tempted® Bat Faced Cuphea | PBS

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Sun, Sun, Sun, til Her Daddy Takes the Sunscreen Away. Youre the Sun that I Want. Sun Guys Have All the Luck. Is there anything on earth better than the sun? Not in my opinion. But then, I am a Cuphea a plant genus noted for its sun-loving nature. More to the point, Im a Totally Tempted Cuphea. My blazingly brilliant red, purple-throated tubular flowers (which resemble baby bat faces) glow like Purplish Red Sails in the Sunset against my deep green leaves. They look even more vivid you guessed it in sunlight. Birds, including hummingbirds, are among my greatest admirers. Sun Enchanted Evening, or morning or afternoon, plant me in any kind of container or flower bed and Let the Full Sunshine In. Im easy to grow, bloom from spring to the first hard frost, dont need deadheading. You could say Im a 10-12-inch mounded Hunka Hunka Sunburnin Love.

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Post Date: January 19, 2012