Its a perfect plant for ground cover and also be used as edge plant in the lawn area. Small purple color flowers look very much attractive.
Botanical Name - Cuphea viscosissima
Common Name - Blue Waxweed, Clammy Cuphea
Blue Wax weed is a wildflower with small, uniquely shaped flowers. Flowers are purplish pink with 6 unequal, irregular petals. It is a perennial herb, 0.5-2 ft tall. The plant is overall sticky, with purplish stems covered with glandular hairs. The plant has the potential to be a source of edible oil.