Flower Database

Cuphea hyssopifolia

Basic information
Flower Name
Cuphea hyssopifolia
Formal Name
Cuphea hyssopifolia
Alias
Cuphea
Habitat
Mexico
Morph
Small non-cold-resistant Evergreen shrub
Comment
Cuphea hyssopifolia, commonly called Mexican heather, Hawaiian heather or false heather (scientific name:Cuphea hyssopifolia) is a non-cold-resistant evergreen small shrub of the Lythraceae family native to Mexico. From spring to late autumn for long period, reddish-purple flower spikes bloom. In the opposite with elongated lobules. It is a companion tobacco Sou (smoking grass).
Common name:Cuphea hyssopifolia, scientific name:Cuphea hyssopifolia, aka: Mexican heather, Hawaiian heather or False Heather, origin: Mexico, height: 50-60 cm, flowering: April to November, flower diameter: 1 cm, color: purple, leaf color: green.
Detailed information
Order
Myrtales
Family
Lythraceae
Genus
Cuphea
Species
C. hyssopifolia
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
High cup
Leaf type
Oblanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden park
Color
Pink, Violet
Season
Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov
Height
25  ~ 60  [cm]
Diameter
1  ~ 1