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Cuphea hyssopifolia alba 'Compact White' is a small evergreen shrub covered in white flowers for most of the year. It is a great low maintenance plant for landscaping and containers, low and dense growing and compact. Subtropical in origin, they also do well in warm temperate areas. Tolerates light frost, heavier frost can cause it to die back but it can reshoot from the roots. Good for coastal areas. Does well in sun or part shade. Can be cut back hard to rejuvenate.
Flower colour: white
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter
Maximum height: 0.4 metres
Minimum height: 0.3 metres
Maximum width: 0.4 metres
Minimum width: 0.2 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Insects, native bees.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical, tropical.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Clay: moist, well-drained.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 6.6-7.8
Planting season: not specified.
Types of fertiliser: General purpose fertiliser.