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ORNAMENTAL PLANTS OF HORTICULTURE VALUE

Selection of perennials

Meehania Britton
Meechanís mint
Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

Two species: one, M. cordata (Nutt.) Britton, in eastern North America, the other, M. urticifolia (Miq.) Makino, in the far East.

M. urticifolia (Miq.) Makino

Far East (southern regions), China, Japan, Korea. Mountain forests.

Stoloniferous plant with short rhizome and decumbens stems 15-40 (-110) cm long. Leaves cordate, long-petioled, toothed. Flowers 3-5 cm long, lavender-blue with bright spot and stripes, arranged in 2-6 flowered erect spikes. V - mid spring to late autumn. Fl - May, June, for three weeks. Fr. - September (rare). P - easy by stolones, cuttings. Very good as ground cover in shady place. Z 5. New

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