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Cuphea hyssopifolia, Tiny Elfin Herb
Mexican Heather
$12.00
Cuphea hyssopifolia, Tiny Elfin Herb
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Height:
4"
Spread:
8"
Zone:
9-11
Growth Habit:
bushy
Flower:
magenta
Foliage:
dark green
Bloom Time:
January - December
Description:

A much smaller version of the favorite Mexican Heather. This tiny plant has dark magenta flowers throughout the year. Use it in a miniature or fairy garden and it will not need much shearing.

This is a much smaller version of Mexican false heather. It is a tiny tropical evergreen sub-shrub with many charming attributes. It is native to Mexico and Guatemala. When used in the miniature or fairy garden, it should not need much shearing. Trumpet-shaped flowers have dark magenta petals and green calyx tubes. Hummingbirds and butterflies appreciate the flowers. They will bloom between summer and first frost. 

When grown as a house plant, be sure to provide it lots of bright light. Protect from direct light. Outside, it can be used in borders, beds, edgings, or ground cover. Also works as a houseplant, container plant, or hanging basket. If you do decide to grow in a container, consider overwintering the plant indoors. 

Note:

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  • Any accessories pictured are not included and are for illustrative purposes only.
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