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Rosemary Mint, Desert Rosemary
Scientific Name: Poliomintha incana (Torr.) Gray
Synonym: Hedeoma incana
Family: Lamiaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 10-13
USDA: 7-10

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Southwestern USA, northwestern Mexico, at 4000 to 5000 feet elevation (1200-1500 m)

Growth Habits: aromatic evergreen shrub, 3 to 4 feet tall (90-120 cm) 4 to 6 feet wide (1.2-1.8 m); gray stems; narrow white leaves, densely covered with silvery, velvety pubescence

Watering Needs: Very drought tolerant

Leaves and flowers can be used for seasoning or for herbal tea.

Blooming Habits:
Lavender flowers in spring and summer on spikelike clusters

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