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Orthosiphon stamineus, Ocimum aristatum, Orthosiphon aristatus, Cat's Whiskers

Orthosiphon stamineus, Ocimum aristatum, Orthosiphon aristatus

Cat's Whiskers
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: Eastern Asia
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersEthnomedical plant.
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Cat's Whiskers is an unusual plant for pots, containers or planted out in the garden. It features long white or blue flowers with long stamens (cat's whiskers) over glossy mid-green foliage. It is cultivated for its unusual flowers and as a remedy for urinary system ailments. Butterflies, bees and hummingbirds also find this plant very attractive.

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