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Mexican False Heather

Mexican False Heather

Regular price $7.00 USD
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Plant Type: perennial
Plant Height: 1-3 feet
Spread: 2-4 feet
Flower Color: pink, lavender or white
Sun Exposure: Full sun, Partial Shade


Mexican False Heather is a popular ornamental plant known for its fine-textured foliage and profuse flowering habit. Native to Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras, it's widely used in landscaping for its versatility and vibrant appearance.

The most appealing aspect of Mexican False Heather is its continuous flowering throughout the year in warm climates. The tiny, tubular flowers are abundant and create a soft, colorful display against the backdrop of its small, lance-shaped, bright green leaves. The overall effect is one of a delicate, airy texture that can add a touch of softness to any garden setting.

This shrub is highly adaptable and can be used in various ways in the landscape. It's ideal for borders, rock gardens, and as a groundcover. Due to its compact size, it's also well-suited for container gardening and can be a charming addition to patios and balconies.

Mexican False Heather thrives in well-drained soil and, once established, is fairly drought-tolerant. It performs best with regular watering and prefers a location with full sun to partial shade. Regular pruning can help maintain its shape and encourage denser growth.

Its low-maintenance requirements and long blooming period make Mexican False Heather a favorite among gardeners. Whether used for adding color to small garden spaces, as part of a mixed border, or in container arrangements, this plant's versatility and charming appearance make it a valuable addition to any garden.

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