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Colquhounia coccinea

Himalayan mint plant

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Features

  • BloomsAugust
  • Height1.5m to 3m
  • Spread1m to 3m
  • Growth HabitTufted
  • Flower ColourOrange, red, yellow
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Colquhounia coccinea (Himalayan mint plant). An upright irregular semi-evergreen or evergreen tuft native to The Eastern Himalayas and SW China. Has fragrant large, lance-shaped to ovate-felty leaves and axillary whorls of deep red centred yellow flowers in late summer. It will grow to a height and spread of 3 m.

Characteristics

Semi-evergreen or Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

Himalayas, W.China

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers in late summer and autumn.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterSemi-moist

Propagation

Propagation is from cuttings in summer.

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