Simply Trees

Purple Mexican Heather

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$44.00
 
Once a weekFull sunSpring to fall
 
  • At maturity, it reaches a compact size of about 1 to 2 feet tall and wide, making it perfect for borders, containers, or as a ground cover
  • The dense foliage and prolific blooming make this plant a standout choice for adding a pop of color to your outdoor space
 

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Expect the plant to produce an abundance of small, purple flowers that attract pollinators like butterflies and bees. The Purple Mexican Heather is known for its resilience, low maintenance requirements, and long-lasting blooms, making it an excellent choice for both novice and experienced gardeners.

Growth rate: Small Boarder Shrub. Reaches about 1-2 ft tall and wide at maturity

Please note: Images on our website depict plants and trees at full maturity to showcase their expected grown characteristics. These images are illustrative examples only and do not represent the size of plants or trees upon delivery.

Pruning: The Purple Mexican Heather does not require regular pruning. However, you can trim back any leggy or overgrown stems after the flowering period to maintain a compact and tidy appearance.

Fertilization: Fertilize the Purple Mexican Heather in spring with a balanced slow-release fertilizer. Follow the package instructions for the appropriate amount and apply it around the base of the plant. Water the plant thoroughly after fertilizing.

Winter Protection: In regions where temperatures drop below freezing, provide winter protection for the Purple Mexican Heather. Apply a layer of mulch around the base of the plant to insulate the roots and protect them from frost. Additionally, you can cover the plant with a frost blanket or move container-grown plants indoors during cold spells.


When planting the Purple Mexican Heather, choose a location that receives full sun to partial shade. Ensure the soil is well-drained and enriched with organic matter. Dig a hole slightly larger than the root ball and place the plant in the hole, backfilling with soil. Gently firm the soil around the plant and water thoroughly after planting.

The Purple Mexican Heather thrives in full sun to partial shade. Water the plant regularly, keeping the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged. During hot and dry periods, increase the frequency of watering to ensure the plant receives adequate moisture.

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We have perfected packaging and shipping plants & trees! That is why we DO NOT use any third-party fulfillment like most other online retailers. Your trees go straight from our farm to your door, safely packaged by our team of seasoned professionals. Our process ensures your plants leave our facility and arrive to your door in the best condition possible!

In cases of extreme cold or hot weather, we may temporarily delay shipping to ensure the well-being of your plants. Our primary focus is on delivering healthy and thriving plants to you. Rest assured, we'll make every effort to notify you of any delays promptly.

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At Simply Trees, we're committed to your satisfaction. If your plants arrive considerably damaged or sustained damage beyond the point of recovery, please contact us within five days at sales@simplytrees.store with clear photos for assistance. Our 30-day guarantee covers issues after planting, subject to our terms and conditions. We can't cover plants in the wrong climate or with inadequate care, but we're here to help in other situations. For a detailed understanding of our 30-day guarantee and how we ensure a fair process, click here to learn more.

USDA GROW ZONE:

Zones 9-11

The Purple Mexican Heather, or Cuphea hyssopifolia, is suitable for USDA hardiness zones 9-11. It is a moderately hardy plant that can tolerate a range of climates within these zones.

Our Process

We have perfected packaging and shipping plants & trees! That is why we DO NOT use any third-party fulfillment like most other online retailers. Your trees go straight from our farm to your door, safely packaged by our team of seasoned professionals. Our process ensures your plants leave our facility and arrive to your door in the best condition possible!