Lilac blue labiates

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Lilac blue labiates

Post by MWP admin » Tue Apr 18, 2006 11:18 am

I have met this strange plant - new to my eyes - in a garden near our house. At first glance ooks to be either Laminaceae or Verbenaceae.

What it is and is it a wild plant or just a garden cultivar?
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Detail of flower (approx 15mm long)
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Photo of spike
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Post by wolf » Fri Apr 21, 2006 8:20 pm

i too have something similar - cut a piece from a neighbours roof garden ( neighbour emigrated to gozo a year ago ) i too thought of verbanace but the strange thing with my plant is that the flower smells very spicy - sort of like a curry or a rich gravy sause...strange

i will try to post a photo later on

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Post by jackpot » Wed May 24, 2006 10:47 am

an escaped garden plant: Plectranthus neochilus- btw Regards from Bernd :wink:

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Post by MWP admin » Wed May 24, 2006 1:16 pm

Thanks Geman guys!

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Thanks Jackpot for the Private encouragment :wink:
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