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Cuphea llavea 'Tiny Mice®'

Common Name: Mexican Heather

More About Cuphea llavea 'Tiny Mice®'

  • Heat Tolerant
  • Deadheading Not Necessary
  • Drought Tolerant

Petite, bright red flowers from summer to early fall; very heat tolerant


10-14 in


12 in

Mexican Heather Growing and Maintenance Tips

Deadheading not necessary for continuous bloom but can be used to tidy plants.

Cuphea llavea 'Tiny Mice®' Characteristics


  • Mass Plant
  • Border
  • Landscapes
  • Container


  • Sun Tolerant
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies
  • Hummingbirds

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average