Poonai meesai

Orthosiphon Stamineus


Cat’s Whiskers is a wonderful ornamental herb with stunning unique flowers. It’s ability for enticing bees and butterflies will definitely help make your garden more lively!

This plant gets its name from its flower’s resemblance to cat’s whiskers. The popularly known Java tea is prepared from its dried leaves. It grows well in moist, well drained soil, and needs partial shade. To get a rich display, prune the plant regularly.

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– Our Cat’s Whiskers plants come in 10cm*9cm Pot with our own premium soil blend. Great for decorating your space!

– Delivery within 5-7 days from day of ordering.

– We ship directly from our greenhouse to your door. Our plants never sit in dark warehouses.

– Expertly packed. However, As with any living being, the signs of travel may be quite evident.

– Please provide some attention and care for the next couple of weeks

– Plants with shallow roots may topple over during shipping due to their shallow roots. Do not panic!! All you have to do is pot it back in the same container.

– The images/photos shown here are for representational purposes only.

– All our plants are delivered to you in either a 4″ or 6″ terracotta coloured plastic pot

– Comes with a cute postcard with care instructions.

Common Name: Poonai meesai , cat’s whiskers, java tea

Botanical Name: Orthosiphon Stamineus

Maximum growth dimensions: 2 – 4 ft

Light: Full sun or Bright indirect sunlight

Temperature: 15 C – 30 C

Soil Type: Evenly moist, well drained

Watering frequency: Regular

Bloom time: late summer / fall

Flower Colour: white, purple

Toxicity: non-toxic

Difficulty level: Easy to grow

Weight 0.6 kg
Dimensions 10 × 22 cm

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