Cuphea hyssopifolia
FALSE HEATHER, MEXICAN HEATHER
Lythraceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
0.6m
Plant habit
 
0.8m

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Flowers: white, pink, crimson or mauve

Flowering Time: early summer to late autumn
 
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Cuphea hyssopifolia
FALSE HEATHER, MEXICAN HEATHER
Lythraceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
0.6m
Plant habit
 
0.8m

FEATURES

Flowers: white, pink, crimson or mauve

Flowering Time: early summer to late autumn


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits cottage, mediterranean & tropical designs

Uses: border, mass planting, formal edging, informal edging

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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