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Horminum pyrenaicum

 
Common name dragon's mouth
Family lamiaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z5)
Flowers violet (summer)
Size 8-12"
Light sun-light shade
Cultural notes well-drained soil

Low-growing perennial from alpine regions in western Europe. Quilted glossy leaves, spires lined along one side with violet flowers, sort of like a cross between catmint and penstemon. I have just one seedling, and am not so sure it will like our hot and humid climate.

We're just trying this plant for the first time this year; it hasn't found a permanent place in our gardens yet. (click here for a full list)

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '21/'22 exchange. Baggy 70F (3%G, 17d)


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