Ballota hirsuta
BLACK HOREHOUND
Lamiaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen sub-shrub

Hardiness zones: 7-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, neutral to alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, light frost
0.6m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

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Flowers: purple

Flowering Time: early summer to mid summer

Leaves: aromatic; woolly; grey-green; crossed leaf arrangement
 
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Ballota hirsuta
BLACK HOREHOUND
Lamiaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen sub-shrub

Hardiness zones: 7-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, neutral to alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, light frost
0.6m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

FEATURES

Flowers: purple

Flowering Time: early summer to mid summer

Leaves: aromatic; woolly; grey-green; crossed leaf arrangement


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, coastal & cottage designs

Uses: informal edging, pot, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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