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Elsholtzia stauntonii

Common name mint bush
Family lamiaceae
Life cycle perennial/shrub (Z4-8)
Flowers lilac (late summer-fall)
Size 3-5'
Light sun
From seed germinates readily at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Semi-woody shrub. Leaves have a minty fragrance when crushed. Upright flower spikes appear in the late-season garden.

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 '08/'09 HPS/MAG exchange. Baggy 70F (97%G, 6-9d)

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