Creeping succulent perennial to 4″ tall, spreading to 2′. Small, purplish-red flowers are nestled in the foliage. Good groundcover or container plant.
Cuphea hyssopifolia is a small, round shrub in nature. Cuphea hyssopifolia prefers a moist, well-drained soil, is heat tolerant and moderately drought tolerant.
This plant produces fragrant honey scented flowers from spring until fall. Leaves are linear giving the plant an overall fine texture.
The plants are erect, 12-24 inches tall and have few branches. The leaves are 2-5 inches long, narrow at the base and very short. Small blue-purple flowers all summer.
Bright orange-red flowers in clusters late spring to early fall. The stems and flower stalks also have a red hue. Heat and drought tolerant and requires excellent drainage.