Mint-Shrub (Elsholtzia stauntonii)

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 3 - 5 feet
Plant Spread: 3 - 5 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Other: Lilac-purple; Rosy-purple
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: September - October
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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