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Commonly known as Mint bush
A member of the mint family, aromatic and good for extending colour into autumn.
Genus of about 40 species of annuals, perennials and semi-evergreen or deciduous shrubs and subshrubs from dry, open hillsides and roadsides in central and eastern Asia.
Deciduous - and semi evergreen annuals, perennials and shrubs. Aromatic foliage and 2-lipped tubular flowers.
Additional Features - Medicinal properties - grown for their aromatic foliage.
Pests & Diseases - none
Place of origin - central and eastern Asia.
Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil