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Cuphea hyssopifolia

Classification

Order: Myrtales
   Family: Lythraceae
            Genus: Cuphea
                        Specie: Cuphea hyssopifolia

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 18 in (45 cm)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil

Features: Narrow dark green leaves; bright purplish pink flowers spring?summer

Uses: Shrub borders Ground cover Tubs

Zones: 10?12

Description: From Mexico and Guatemala, this small rounded shrub to 18 in (45 cm) in diameter has dark green, narrow, pointed leaves less than 1 in (25 mm) long. It produces bright purplish pink or white flowers with a short tube and 6 spreading petals in small axilla

Growth Habit: Rounded habit

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