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 »

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 »

How do I grow Mexican heather?

Soil PreparationPlant Mexican heather in an area that gets full sun, for best results, or partial shade. Amend the soil with a mixture of quick-draining potting soil, preferably alkaline, and compo... Read More »