Hardy to zone 9, but can be grown as an indoors plant in cooler climates, but it will be less in size.Grown as an ornamental, its touch-sensitive leaves create interest among adults and children alike, helping to inspire interest in plant life generally. It has many traditional medicinal uses.Pretty puff-ball flowers of pink and fern-like leaves th..
The plant is bushy, producing numerous annual, quadrangular and branching stems, a foot or more in height, on which the whitish flowers are borne in crowded, axillary, woolly whorls. The leaves are much wrinkled, opposite, petiolate, about 2-3 cm long, covered with white, felted hairs, which give them a woolly appearance. They have a curious, musky..