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Bat faced Cuphea

Posted by mnwsgal 4 Henn MN (My Page) on
Sat, Dec 13, 08 at 23:32

Grew batfaced cuphea in a couple of different places. With a little shade the flower was lighter, almost two toned pinkish.

Batfaced cuphea

Batfaced cuphea


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RE: Bat faced Cuphea

looks more like summer medley cuphea--love it!


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RE: Bat faced Cuphea

Thanks, Jaynine. I looked up summer meldley and agree that it looks like that cuphea instead of bat-faced. Trades aren't always what one expects and I was going by the trader's name on the packet.


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i grew summer medley years ago and forgot how wonderful it is. if i remember correctly, the hummingbirds liked it, too. thank you so much for the beautiful pics!
janine


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RE: Bat faced Cuphea

now i'm second guessing myself and thinking it might be 'firefly'. what do you think? well, whatever it's name is, it's great!


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RE: Bat faced Cuphea

I looked at 'Firefly' but think my seeds are more likely to be 'Summer Medley' as different plants had different coloring in their blooms. As I was researching it appears that the term batfaced can be used as a generic term for these type of cuphea. I really was hoping for ones that had more black in the center but find these quite lovely.


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RE: Bat faced Cuphea

I agree.
All your pictures are just beautiful and are making me yearn for warm weather.


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Thank you for the compliment on my photos. I am not really much of a photographer. Have an automatic point and shoot digital camera that I well...point and shoot. Maybe if I read the instructions I could get better photos.

Please share any photos you have of your gardens.


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RE: Bat faced Cuphea

i have lots of pics, but shouldn't post them here as i have never wintersown. this will be my first year and i'm very excited about it.


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Other forums also have galleries where you can share your photos. :-)


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