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Cuphea Hyssopifolia ( Lavender) - Plant

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Cuphea Hyssopifolia is a small evergreen shrub.This plant has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
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Plant height : 1.5 feet (+/- 20%)
The plant is potted in 6 inch plastic Pot
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Description for Cuphea Hyssopifolia ( Lavender)

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 Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
False heather Lavender Flowers freely 1 to 2 feet 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 Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full Sun Well-drained soil Medium 50 to 60 degrees F (10 to 15 degrees C). 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

References

    http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=a113

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