| Patchouli |
| Pogostemon patchouli|
| Uses: Medicinal/Aromatic/Industrial
|| Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 11+) |
| When to Sow: Anytime
|| Ease of Germination: Moderate |
One of the definitive perfumes of the Orient and of India in particular. Widely used in perfumes and soaps, and even to perfume India ink. Leaves are excellent in potpourris and sachets. Easy to grow.