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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)

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

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4.5 Garden Exclusives

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


  • Full Sun

Seasonal Program:

  • Spring


  • Upright
  • Mounding


  • 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