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Cunila origanoides

Common name dittany
Family lamiaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z5-8)
Flowers lavender (summer)
Size 9-18"
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes drought-tolerant

US native mint relative with a lax branching habit, and purplish flowers in late summer. Occurs naturally in open woods. Houston's climate may be a little too hot for its liking.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '21/'22 exchange. Baggy 70F (72%G, 7-9d)

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