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Lavender Lace Cuphea hyssopifolia

Exposure
  • Sun

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).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
12" 18"
Height
10" - 12"
Spread
16" - 18"
  • Details

    Features

    Durable plant with thousands of blooms throughout the season; very heat tolerant

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    Heat Tolerant
    Deadheading Not Necessary
    Drought Tolerant
    Attracts: 
    Birds
    Hummingbirds

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Annual
    Height Category: 
    Short
    Garden Height: 
    10 - 12 Inches
    Spacing: 
    16 - 18 Inches
    Spread: 
    16 - 18 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Purple
    Flower Shade: 
    Lavender
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Planting To Hard Frost
    Hardiness Zones: 
    9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses Notes: 

    A treasure in beds, borders and large containers

    Maintenance 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.

  • 5 Reviews

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    Browse reviews from people who have grown this plant.
    • I just bought and planted one this year, for ahot part of my yard.

      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 october

      Betsy
      , Pennsylvania
      , United States
      , 11 years ago
    • Beautiful edger

      Kenneth Happel
      , California
      , United States
      , 11 years ago
    • still blooming 11-16 07 and still beautiful, thanks.

      Russell Studebaker
      , Ohio
      , United States
      , 11 years ago
  • 4 Awards

    Award Year Award Plant Trial
    2006 Arboretum Approved Dallas Arboretum
    2006 Arboretum Approved Dallas Arboretum
    2006 Arboretum Approved Dallas Arboretum
    2006 Arboretum Approved Dallas Arboretum
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