Cuphea Hyssopifolia ( Lavender) - Plant

Growing Cuphea is an easy way to add a tropical flair to your garden. When you know how to care for Cuphea plants, you will be rewarded with many years of lovely flowers.

    What makes it special:
  • One of the best small attractive evergreen flowering shrub.
  • Low maintenance plants.
  • This plant has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
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1Cuphea Hyssopifolia ( Lavender) - Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Cuphea Hyssopifolia

This product may not have the flowers at the time of shipping. Afterward, the plant will bloom and it could be of lavender colored flower. Cuphea hyssopifolia is a small evergreen shrub from Lythraceae family, native to Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras.

It grows to about 60 cm high by 90 cm wide and the flowers emerge from the axils to create a show of color that lasts for most part of the year and flower color may range from purple, lavender, white, pink, and deep rose variety.The leaves are small and arranged alternatively along the length of the stems giving the plants a fern-like appearance. Cuphea thrives in hot humid climates, Foliage color is prettiest when grown in broken shade.

It is tender tropical shrub and it is a perfect choice as a permanent evergreen ground cover and exhibits non-stop flowering.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height12 inch (30 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name False heather, Elfin herb, Hawaiian heather, Mexican False Heather
Maximum Reachable Height 30-60 centimeter
Flower Colour Lavender
Bloom Time Blooms non-stop almost year round.
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting and care

Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.


  • Morning sunlight of 3 - 6 hours a day is ideal for flowering and plant grow well in bright light for rest of the day.

  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained, fertile and rich in organic content for growing Cuphea plant.

  • Watering
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 3 cup(approx.150ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • As a rule of thumb, water the plants thoroughly in summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
  • Water should be applied preferably in the morning or evening.

  • Application of Fertilizer
  • Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so, it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
  • Apply organic fertilizer once a month(throughout the year)
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

  • Plant Protection
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

  • Don'ts
  • Do not overwater the plant specially when pot doesn't have drainage hole.
  • Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves it may cause fungal infection.
  • Cuphea Hyssopifolia care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 3 cup(approx.150ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
  • Keep the plant in artificial bright light.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

    Sunlight Natural bright light with morning sunlight(3-6 hours)
    Watering Apply 3 cup(approx.150ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch
    Soil Well drained, fertile and rich in organic content
    Temperature 22-32 Degree Celsius.
    Fertilizer Apply organic fertilizer once a month(throughout the year)

    Cuphea Hyssopifolia special feature

    Annual for borders, beds, ground cover or edgings along walkways or paths container plant for decks, patios or porches, Hanging baskets, Houseplant

    Cuphea Hyssopifolia uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

    Medicinal Use:

    • Some time Cuphea used to cure indigestion, dysentery etc
    • Note: The following information is general guidelines, be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines

    Frequently Asked Questions

    When to plant Cuphea?

    Cuphea is planted from January to June month.

    How to plant Cuphea?

    To plant Cuphea consider the following points 1. To grow Cuphea plant in pot, choose a pot having of 5 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives at least 4-6 hours of direct bright sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct sunlight for at least 4-6 hours a day. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water. General caring tips- Plant should get at least 4-6 hours of sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July). Note - For further details check the product description.

    How to propagate Cuphea plant?

    Cuphea is propagated by seed and tip cuttings.1. Treat the seeds with rooting hormone. Seeds can be sown in seed pans for obtaining seedlings for garden use. 2. The seeds are sown at 10-12 cm apart and covered with a mixture of soil and FYM. 3. After sowing, the beds should be watered gently with water can. 4. The seeds will germinate within week with proper care and management.


    Wednesday, 22 July 2020

    Plant reached in excellent condition along with promised pot

    Sanjay Gupta

    Tuesday, 21 July 2020

    Absolutely superb in every way

    Sonali Padgaonkar

    Monday, 16 March 2020

    Can you ensure that your packaging will not spoil the plant.

    Bedamati Pattanaik

    Saturday, 29 February 2020

    Have never ordered plants on line before but want to tell you how absolutely thrilled I am with the plants.

    Surendra Udawat

    Thursday, 06 February 2020

    Very much happy with the product and service.

    Md Thlauhthang

    Tuesday, 28 January 2020

    Very nice plant. Beautiful plant. Nurserylive service very good replace policy is very very good.?

    Shiva Ranjani Reddy

    Thursday, 28 November 2019

    Gud quality n healthy plants sent. Excellent packing to ensure plant safety

    Ritesh Srivastava

    Tuesday, 26 November 2019

    It came well packed and is exactly how they show it

    Iris Clifton

    Wednesday, 20 November 2019

    Awesome.... Really I feel its now safe to buy plants online. Perfect packing....Great idea.

    Arshad Khan

    Saturday, 16 November 2019

    Do we have to replant it when this will be get delivered to us at home?

    Devansh Modi

    Friday, 08 November 2019

    Really very good product i have purchase one plant pack .

    Roopam Shahi

    Sunday, 27 October 2019

    Some leaves are green and some leaves are greenish yellow but anyway it looks great!

    Kenpi Lollen Padu

    Friday, 25 October 2019

    Good for the price paid

    Rameshwar Jagdale

    Friday, 18 October 2019

    Wow plant in excellent shape.

    boobalan V

    Friday, 11 October 2019

    What is Botanical name of this plant?

    Rekha Menon

    Friday, 11 October 2019

    Do you provide the plant with soil, and in grown condition?

    Sherly Uthup

    Thursday, 10 October 2019

    Great plant for a green gift

    Anushka Rane Rele

    Monday, 07 October 2019

    This plant initially takes time to grow.

    Gaurav Narwania

    Monday, 02 July 2018

    Plants are awesome.. the quality is just fantastic. .....I gifted it to my mom on her anniversary

    Zeenia chinoy

    Sunday, 01 July 2018

    This plant is one of the easiest to grow and requires no extra attention.

    mohan khanna

    Saturday, 30 June 2018

    Plants are a great way to bring a little natural beauty indoors.

    Alvisia Sule

    Saturday, 30 June 2018

    Quick delivery, good price

    kailash nain

    Saturday, 30 June 2018

    It is easiest to grow houseplant.

    Kiran Mayi

    Friday, 29 June 2018

    Perfect product to improve the ambience in your home and give it a fresh look!

    Vejay Mitun V J

    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    ?How many years will it live?

    Vikram Kumar

    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    I am satisfied with the plants.

    Yuvi Singh

    Wednesday, 27 June 2018

    They are the most beautiful, glossy, healthy plants I ve ever seen.

    Alvisia Sule

    Wednesday, 27 June 2018

    A perfect house plant.

    Anjuman. Alam

    Wednesday, 27 June 2018

    How old is the plant you have shown..?

    Leena Skaria

    Monday, 25 June 2018

    Worth Money. Good Product

    sangeeta pillai

    Sunday, 24 June 2018

    Is it a live plant?

    Pinky Talreja

    Sunday, 24 June 2018

    Awesome experience!!! Luved the plant. Looked exactly the same. Thank you NL


    Saturday, 23 June 2018

    can you supply marble or terracotta rectangular pot?

    Arshad Khan

    Friday, 22 June 2018

    Great plant..looked nice.

    Zorawar Kahlon

    Friday, 22 June 2018

    Good growth and 90% germination

    Vikas Gupta

    Wednesday, 20 June 2018

    Plants are a great way to bring a little natural beauty indoors.

    Shweta Manju Sharma

    Wednesday, 20 June 2018

    Gift for my father and he loved it

    Sunil Singh

    Wednesday, 20 June 2018

    Super happy with this. The packaging was great and the plant itself is exactly what I wanted.

    Arshad Khan

    Wednesday, 20 June 2018

    VERY nice im so Happy for this plant

    Neha Goyal

    Monday, 18 June 2018

    This Exotic Plant looks so beautiful.

    Annie Agarwal

    Monday, 18 June 2018

    This plant is exactly what I wanted.

    Hunmili Beypi

    Sunday, 17 June 2018

    IS this, an indoor plant ????

    Harshitha HG

    Sunday, 17 June 2018

    i am very excited on seeing a live plant online.


    Saturday, 16 June 2018

    Worth Money. Good Product

    Ekta Chandrakar

    Saturday, 16 June 2018

    Very nice plants...looking so beautiful..thanku nurserylive?

    Naryanan Nair

    Friday, 15 June 2018

    This plant is very easy to grow.

    Ashakiran Jain

    Wednesday, 13 June 2018

    ?What if i keep this plant in the office where it is AC? Will it survive there?


    Tuesday, 12 June 2018

    ?Is it real plant or artificial ???

    Madhu Grover

    Monday, 11 June 2018

    Very good plant, very impressive packing, 2-3 leaves were dried. But will give 5 star


    Sunday, 10 June 2018

    Very nice plant but price is ok

    Riya Srivastava

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