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The scientific name of the cat whiskers plant is Orthosiphon aristatus, the plant traveled an exotic route before reaching American gardens. The cat whiskers plant is native to Malaysia, China, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, and Australia. The plant is actually a perennial shrub that grows from nine to seventy-eight inches tall in the wild. The cat whiskers plant is found along the edges of forests and thickets, the plant prefers full sun and warm temperatures. To learn how to grow cat whiskers from seed visit is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to