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Scientific Name: Salvia chamelaeagnea 'Alba'

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  • Perennial
  • Indigenous to South Africa.
  • Kaapse fynbos.
  • Drought resistant.
  • Hardy evergreen.
  • Full sun and regular water, especially in winter.
  • Well adapted to survive fires (which regularly sweep through the fynbos vegetation).
  • Provides texture contrast in a planting.
  • Can plant in a container.

Parts Used

  • Leaves and flowers.

Medicinal Uses. It is said that

  • Coughs, colds, diarrhoea and colic.
  • Heartburn and flatulence.
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