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What kind of plant is this? I know it's not a mint because the stem is round, not square but it does run. I know it's not a Charlie, but the leaves are about the same size. It has a distinct odor that is not very pleasant.

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It has very small stocks of white flowers in the fall. The leaves are soft and velvety and some have a pink tint on the edges. It is drought tolerant and frost resistant. I thought it was Mexican oregano but when I Google it the pictures are not the same.

Hardiness Zone: 10a

By Babbie from Lemon Grove, CA

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May 19, 20090 found this helpful

Lamium common name Dead Nettle. Family: Labiatae (mints)

I have three different types pink flower white flower and a purple. The leaf colour varies too.

Just a guess.

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May 20, 20090 found this helpful

Shell61

I Googled the dead nettle and its said it ' s in the mint family this has perfectly round stems from what I understand all meant have square stems and none of the Flowers match up if I remember right this has a long stalk of very tiny white flowers and the leaves are very thick and velvety almost a peach fuzz on them is that sound like you're dead nettle?

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May 22, 20090 found this helpful

I thought it looked like Swedish Ivy? I bought some this year, and that's what the tag said - it does have a "unique" scent - I like it.

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May 22, 20090 found this helpful

Thank you mom of towers it is definitely Swedish ivy, now I know absolutely every plant and my garden.

No mystery plants left

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May 22, 20090 found this helpful

Looks like goutweed. Next to impossible to get rid off, but very, very tough. We are zone 2b.

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May 24, 20090 found this helpful

It is Swedish ivy the flowers don't look at all like goat weeds flowers and the leaves are a different shape, same color though.

Thank you.

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May 24, 20090 found this helpful

I believe it is called Snow On The Mountain. It is a good ground cover, it goes everywhere.

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May 29, 20090 found this helpful

I also have this growing in my yard up here in Maine. We call it Snow on the Mountain. It will cover areas where there's lots of shade. I have it planted along with hostas and ferns.

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June 27, 20090 found this helpful

Monk's weed, gout weed or snow on the mountain. Comes in solid green and variegated. Personally I love it. The plants are usually 8-10 inches high (some higher), spreads - some call it invasive. Great on hills or areas that are hard to mow. Flowers look a lot like queen anne's lace. Ria

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June 17, 20140 found this helpful

Pelargonium - looked this up online too, because I have hanging baskets of it... purple round stem, green & white leaf with strong almost citronella scent. I was looking for care instructions. It seems pretty hardy. Barely water it, split it for more baskets and it just took off. Wondering if I cut the some branches if I needed to put them in water or just stick them in the dirt? Because I like it so much. Wonder if it could be brought in in the later months.

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July 28, 20140 found this helpful

Look up "plectranthus coleoides" in google, you´ll find quite a few sites with all types of information on how to care and propagation.

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