Elsholtzia stauntonii Willd.
Elsholtzia stauntonii (28905 bytes)
A small sub-shrub, until to 1,5 m high. Leaves long-ovate to lance-shaped, 6 to 15 cm long, serrated, smelling of mint when crushed. Flowers lilac-purple or rose-purple, 7-8 mm long, freely borne in panicles (10-20 cm long) in August to October. After severe frost the stems are frozen down to the ground, but they reappear in the following spring.

Home: N-China

Other views: Elsholtzia with Tricyrtis

Cultivated: Germany, France

Author: Ulrich Herzog

Not found! Ethnobotanical aspects of Elsholtzia stauntonii by Plants for a future database

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