Cuphea llavea | Bat-faced Cuphea

Bat-faced cuphea is true to its name—the unusual flowers look much like the face of a bat. In hot-summer areas, locate where plants will receive afternoon shade. Canopy coverage: 7 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate, high

Sun Exposure: partial shade

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 25F

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 2 feet high

Width: 3 feet wide


Foliage Color: dark green

Flower Color: purple, red

Flower Season: spring, summer, fall

Wildlife: hummingbirds