Cuphea Purple

Plant Details

Family:

Lythraceae

Common Name: 

False Heather

Scientific Name:

Cuphea hyssopifolia

Other details: 

Native from Mexico to Panama, the Cuphea tolerates partial shade. It is tolerant to many types of soil. The Cuphea needs ample moisture to become established in full sun or partial shade; frequent light fertilization, it appreciates a thick mulch of organic matter.

Plant Care

Bloom color: 

Purple

Sun Exposure:
 No Sun 

Drought Tolerance:

WaterWaterWater

Fertilization recommended for plants in Aruba:

     
Products recommended Fertilizers:

Potassium Nitrate
13-0-44

Bloom Booster
10-52-10

Osmocote
14-14-14 

Insect & disease: Biological product
(Prod used by Fantastic Gardens)
OMRI
Conventional product
Spidermite Botanigard Avid 
Trips Naturalyte Sevin