How to grow Ballota pseudodictamnus

Ballota pseudodictamnus grow and care – shrub‎ of the genus Ballota also known as Greek Horehound, Ballota pseudodictamnus perennial evergreen or can grow as annual used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in mediterranean, temperate, desert or subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 8-10.

Leaves color green gray in in round to heart shape with wavy margin, the leaves hairy.

Ballota pseudodictamnus flowers

Flower color white with pink or purple, the flower small in mouth shape and grow on stem in inflorescence.

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How to grow Ballota pseudodictamnus growing and care:

Well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for design and dead flower stems

Size of the plant:
30-50 cm, 12-20 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
Small white with pink or purple flowers, mouth shape and grow on stem in inflorescence.

Scientific name:

Ballota pseudodictamnus

How to grow Ballota pseudodictamnus

Ballota pseudodictamnus


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Pink flower
  • Purple flower
  • Desert Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Leaf color
  • Gray leaves
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Annual plant
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
Plant Uses
  • Colored leaves
  • Drought tolerant plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9