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Cuphea hyssopifolia

Mexican Heather (Cuphea) or Japanese Mrytle

4.5" Garden Exclusives Cuphea Alysson Heather

Cuphea is an upright mounding plant with many small prolific purple flowers. Loves the summer heat and grows best in full sun. Fills out mixed containers very well.


4.5" Garden Exclusives UPC: 7-26694-30450-6
(Ships as 10 - 4.5" Pots per flat)
10" Premium Hanging Basket UPC: 7-26694-30025-6
14" Patio Planter, Combinations UPC: 7-26694-50006-9
17" Square Patio Planter UPC: 7-26694-50229-2
20" Coco Moss Hanging Basket UPC: 7-26694-30077-5

Height: 14-16 in
Spread: 16-18 in
Spacing: 8-12 in
Hardiness Zone: 9 - 11
Temperature: 28 - °F
Color: Purple

Characteristics & Attributes for Mexican Heather (Cuphea) or Japanese Mrytle:

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Seasonal Program:

  • Spring

Habit:

  • Upright
  • Mounding

Attributes:

  • Cold Tolerant
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Blooms all Season
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Low Maintenance

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer