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bossjim, do you recognize this plant?

Posted by rock_oak_deer 8a TX (My Page) on
Tue, Oct 18, 11 at 15:10


I think I got this from you at the swap and the label was unreadable. Need to know so I can plant it!



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RE: bossjim, do you recognize this plant?

Hey Shirley, sorry about the label. That's a Cat's Whiskers, Orthosiphon aristatus. It's supposed to be hardy to 20 deg., but here I loose them when the temp. gets below about 26 or 27 deg. They are very easy to start from cuttings.

RE: bossjim, do you recognize this plant?

Thanks so much for the quick response! Glad I asked, I won't plant it out at this point. I have a place winter over tender plants and I'll take some cuttings for insurance.

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