How do I care for a Mexican heather plant?

Answer Plant Mexican heather, or Cuphea hyssopifolia, also known as false heather, in full sun to encourage profuse flowering. It can tolerate partial shade, according to the University of Florida's IFAS ... Read More »

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How do i take care of a mexican heather?

Mexican HeatherKeep your leaves colorful by planting in spotty shade. Make sure you water your Mexican Heather weekly, because the plant can only handle short periods without moisture. Purchase and... Read More »

How do I care for Mexican heather in winter?

Keep Mexican heather in sunny locations, whether in pots or planted outside. This plant prefers full sun but can tolerate partial shade.Move potted Mexican heather indoors during the winter, and ke... Read More »

How do I prune Mexican heather?

Water the Mexican heather thoroughly before pruning, to support the plant. Prune Mexican heather in the winter, when the plant is dormant. This causes the least damage to the plant. Use sharp pruni... Read More »

Do rabbits eat Mexican heather?

Rabbits will eat Mexican Heather if planted in a garden, and left unprotected. The shrub is, however, relatively hardy, and should bounce back. There are a number of topical agents that can be appl... Read More »