Mexican Heather, False Heather
Cuphea hyssopifolia 'Alba'

Family: Lythraceae (ly-THRAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cuphea (KYOO-fee-uh) (Info)
Species: hyssopifolia (hiss-sop-ih-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Alba

Category:

Annuals

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Blooms all year

Foliage:

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Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

New Port Richey, Florida

Tallahassee, Florida

Baytown, Texas

Garland, Texas

Richmond, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Dec 7, 2005, almcfarla from Baytown, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Same as Vossner... mine are in the ground. They are cold hardy in this area.

Positive

On Aug 16, 2004, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

mine are planted in ground, mostly sun and have done well. I'd characterize its growth as in between moderate and fast.