Java Tea (Orthosiphon stamineus)

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Java Tea, also aptly known as Cat's Whiskers because of it's amazing show-stopping flowers, is a perennial medicinal herb native to eastern Asia.  Java Tea is a rare, beautiful evergreen shrub that is full of large unique blooms throughout summer and fall.  

Plant Type:
Perennial Evergreen Herb, Shrub

Can be grown as an annual.

Harvest Season: 
Year-round

Leaves are the only part used and can be harvested year-round. Blooms late Summer through Fall. 

Mature Size: 
1-3 ft tall and wide 

Soil & Moisture: 
Prefers consistently moist soil; do not let dry out. 

Light Requirements: 
Full Sun, Part Shade, Shade

Self-Fertile: 
Yes 

Growth Rate: 
Fast 

Zone Hardiness: 
Outdoors 9+ with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+ 

Propagation: 
Grown from cutting and capable of harvest within the growing season/one year.

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