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Somewhat intolerant of frost, this species is only likely to succeed outdoors in the milder areas of Britain. The plants are reasonably hardy in Essex. Hybridizes freely with other members of this genus. Plants are tolerant of heavy clipping or pruning. The crushed leaves have a repellent smell that is said to have the odour of dung.Plants are normally dioecious, though in some species the plants produce a few flowers of the opposite sex before the main flowering and a few hermaphrodite flowers are sometimes produced. Male and female plants must usually be grown if seed is required.
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