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Cuphea hyssopifolia  

An evergreen groundcover with small starry dark pink flowers. Not a herb, but planted here in favourable conditions – morning sun, afternoon shade, ease of watering – to get it established. It can be moved elsewhere later on and in the meantime provides cover and helps suppress weeds.

This planting is in the [17a] Tropical Herb garden .


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Plant Mexican heather Cuphea hyssopifolia 51


Care Instructions

Ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant - Mexican heather is known for growing to a height of approximately 30.0 cm (that's 11.7 inches in imperial).

Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (11) is within the ideal range for Mexican heather. The recommended range is between Zone 9 and 11.

More information about Cuphea hyssopifolia is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Cuphea hyssopifolia Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

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