Cat's Whiskers Flora

Cat’s Whiskers

Orthosiphon aristatus

This flowering herb is native to Australia and south-east Asia. Flower colours can range from pink to white and always have ‘whiskers’ extending outwards up to twice as long as the flower itself! This sun-loving plant will flower throughout autumn and summer months.

Distribution:  Australia and South-east Asia

Height: 1.5 metres

Width: Up to 90 centimetres

Season: Summer and Autumn

Location at Australia Zoo: South-east Asia and The Laughing Frog Waterpark

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