With this purchase you will get:
Cuphea Hyssopifolia ( Lavender) Plant
5 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
Description for Cuphea Hyssopifolia ( Lavender)
Plant height: 5 - 9 inches
Plant spread: 4 - 8 inches
Cuphea hyssopifolia is a small evergreen shrub native to Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras. It grows to about 60 cm high by 90 cm wide and has purple, lavender or white coloured flowers and fine foliage.
Common name(s): False heather
Flower colours: Lavender
Bloom time: Flowers freely
Max reachable height: 1 to 2 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow
Planting and care
Dig holes or beds wide, not deep Lightly amend heavy clay or sandy soils with organic matter Gently remove plants from containers, keeping the root ball intact
Loosen potting soil and roots around bottom and edges of root ball Plant level with surrounding soil, spreading roots outward
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil: Well-drained soil
Temperature: 50 to 60 degrees F (10 to 15 degrees C).
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
Caring for Cuphea Hyssopifolia
Prune for size control and pedestrian safety, to remove dead or diseased plant parts, or to shape or train plants into hedges, topiary, espalier, or other interesting shapes
Broadleaf plants, both evergreen and deciduous, can be cut as hard as needed, even back to main trunks. New growth sprouts near the cut ends.
Typical uses of Cuphea Hyssopifolia
Special features: Annual for borders, beds, ground cover or edgings along walkways or paths. Container plant for decks, patios or porches. Hanging baskets. Houseplant.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Medicinal use: Indigestion, dysentery