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Acinos is a small genus of around 10 species belonging to the Lamiaceae family native to S-Europe and W-Asia. These are low growing plants that need a sunny spot and well drained soil. Acinos is derived from the Greek word akinos which means small, fragrant plant.

Acinos alpinus
Acinos alpinus

Alpine Calamint

A procumbent rock garden plant with purple flowers.

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