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Scientific Name: Pogostemon patchouly Pellet.
Synonym: Pogostemon cablin, Pogostemon javanicus
Family: Lamiaceae
Dilem (Pogostemon  patchouly) Frost Tolerance: Tender in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Afternoon shade

Origin: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, southern China

Growth Habits: Perennial herb, up to 1 foot tall (30 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular water

Propagation: Seeds

Patchouly oil was first brought from India by the British East India Company. It has been used in perfume, and its strong fragrance was first associated to women of little virtue.

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