An herb long used in South African traditional medicine. The root of the plant is typically distilled into an extract and used in cough and cold remedies to alleviate symptoms and reduce the duration of illness. Proponents claim that the South African geranium can help fight upper respiratory tract infections, including the common cold, bronchitis, and sinusitis.
Water: Moderate, Dry, Drought Tolerant
Hardiness: Hardy to about 25°F
Habit: Mound forming perennial growing 12" tall by 24" wide
Light: Full Sun
Soil: Well-draining soil
Origin: South Africa