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Cuphea hyssopifolia, Mexican False Heather, False Heather, Hawaiian Heather, Elfin Herb

Cuphea hyssopifolia

Mexican False Heather, False Heather, Hawaiian Heather, Elfin Herb
Family: Lythraceae
Origin: Mexico, Guatemala
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowers

Cuphea hyssopifolia is a small tropical evergreen sub-shrub with many charming attributes including compact form and fine textured foliage. In tropical areas Cuphea hyssopifolia is a perfect choice as a permanent evergreen groundcover. Prefers well drained fertile soil. Foliage color is prettiest when grown in broken shade. When grown as a house plant provide lots of bright light but protect from direct sunlight. Large clumps may be divided. It is easily grown from seed planted in spring.


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