Heterocentron elegans

Spanish Shawl

Family: Melastomataceae Melastoma

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 10A - 11
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Purple
Bloom time Late Summer to Mid Fall
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Border, container, ground cover
Height 2" to 2" / 5cm to 5cm
Spread n/a
Growth rate Moderate
Leaf color Green
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Neutral
Soil type Sandy
Form Spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Naturalizing