I just bought and planted one this year, for ahot part of my yard.
Lavender Lace Cuphea hyssopifolia
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
Durable plant with thousands of blooms throughout the season; very heat tolerantAward WinnerHeat TolerantDeadheading Not NecessaryDrought TolerantAttracts:BirdsHummingbirds
CharacteristicsPlant Type:AnnualHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:10 - 12 InchesSpacing:16 - 18 InchesSpread:16 - 18 InchesFlower Colors:PurpleFlower Shade:LavenderFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Planting To Hard FrostHardiness Zones:9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11bWater Category:AverageUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
A treasure in beds, borders and large containersMaintenance Notes:
Deadheading not necessary for continuous bloom but can be used to tidy plants.
Masses of medium-purple flowers start in late spring and keep coming until October. Lush, shiny foliage. Heat lover.
5441321Browse reviews from people who have grown this plant.
Sandy, Oregon, United States, 11 years ago
I had this plant several years ago & was very pleased with it. The foliage is beautiful & the tiny flowers keep coming - it's true you don't need to deadhead - just brush the leaf branches & the tiny dried flowers (which you hardly notice) fall off.Marie, British Columbia, Canada, 11 years ago
great plant, hummingbirds loved it - drought tolerant and I loved the color from spring through octoberBetsy, Pennsylvania, United States, 11 years ago
Beautiful edgerKenneth Happel, California, United States, 11 years ago
still blooming 11-16 07 and still beautiful, thanks.Russell Studebaker, Ohio, United States, 11 years ago
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