cigar flower


variants or less commonly cigar plant
: a tender spreading perennial (Cuphea ignea) used as a pot plant and having solitary bright-red tubular flowers with a dark ring at the end and a white mouth

Word History


so called from the shape of the flower

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“Cigar flower.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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