Cuphea Tiny Mice

Mouse Ears

Cuphea Tiny Mice

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This variety of Cuphea is known as 'Tiny Mice' for its long tubular flowers edged with bright red ruffled petals that gives it the look of a little purple mouse with bright red 'ears'. Native to tropical climates, it prefers to be planted in full sun and attracts butterflies, bees and other nectar loving insects. It can be planted in open ground or in hanging baskets where it will produce a wonderful display of colour throughout the summer months. Height and spread 25-35cm. 3cm diameter UK grown jumbo plug plants supplied.

Key Product Information

Season Interest Summer
Flower Colour RED
Foliage Colour GREEN
Preferred Location
  • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
    sun
  • Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
    part-shade
Positive attributes
  • Attracts Butterflies
    butterfly
  • Suitable for growing in pots and containers
    container
How Supplied 3cm diameter plug plants

Key Product Information

Season Interest

Summer

Flower Colour

RED

Foliage Colour

GREEN

Preferred Location
Suitable for planting in sunny locations
sun
Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
part-shade
How Supplied

3cm diameter plug plants

Flowering Time

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Available to buy

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Plant Size

Mature Height 30cm
Mature Spread 25cm
Plant Spacing 30cm
Annual Growth 35cm
Plant Spacing

30cm

Annual Growth

35cm

Mature Height

30cm

Mature Spread

25cm

Planting Plant in a hole large enough to hold the module roots.
Soil Type Well drained, fertile soil
Pruning Remove damaged foliage if required.
Planting

Plant in a hole large enough to hold the module roots.

Soil Type

Well drained, fertile soil

Pruning

Remove damaged foliage if required.

Unpack immediately upon arrival and give them a little water if needed. These plants will establish themselves without difficulty and will provide a glorious display in their first year. It is advisable with trailing plants to avoid an overexposed location as severe winter conditions can often kill them.
Water regularly and make sure soil does not become too dry. Perfect for pots, containers, borders or window displays.
  • Information
  • Key Product Information

    Season Interest Summer
    Flower Colour RED
    Foliage Colour GREEN
    Preferred Location
    • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
      sun
    • Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
      part-shade
    Positive attributes
    • Attracts Butterflies
      butterfly
    • Suitable for growing in pots and containers
      container
    How Supplied 3cm diameter plug plants

    Key Product Information

    How Supplied

    3cm diameter plug plants

    Season Interest

    Summer

    Flower Colour

    RED

    Foliage Colour

    GREEN

    Preferred Location
    Suitable for planting in sunny locations
    sun
    Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
    part-shade

    Flowering Time

    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

    Available to buy

    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

    Plant Size

    Mature Height 30cm
    Mature Spread 25cm
    Plant Spacing 30cm
    Annual Growth 35cm
    Annual Growth

    35cm

    Mature Height

    30cm

    Mature Spread

    25cm

    Plant Spacing

    30cm

    Planting Plant in prepared soil, with a hole large enough to firmly hold the module.
    Soil Type Well drained fertile soil.
    Pruning Deadhead as necessary to prolong flowering.
    Planting

    Plant in a hole large enough to hold the module roots.

    Soil Type

    Well drained, fertile soil

    Pruning

    Remove damaged foliage if required.

  • Planting & growing Instructions
  • Unpack immediately upon arrival and give them a little water if needed. These plants will establish themselves without difficulty and will provide a glorious display in their first year. It is advisable with trailing plants to avoid an overexposed location as severe winter conditions can often kill them.
    Water regularly and make sure soil does not become too dry. Perfect for pots, containers, borders or window displays.
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