Mexican Heather, False Heather
Synonym: Parsonsia hyssopifolia, Cuphea carthaginensis
The Mexican heather is a densely branched sub-shrub with small, glossy leaves. Cuphea hyssopifolia varieties ranges from 1 to 3' tall with tiny lavender, purple, or white flowers. They can be trimmed to most shape you want, and grow back rapidly.
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