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Cat Herb

Ballota africana

Also known as

Cape Horehound

Full Sun
Easy care
Tender

9a-10b

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Cat Herb Overview

A popular herb in the Cape, Ballota africana is easy to identify by its soft-grey, aromatic foliage and old brown calyces that remain long after the flowers have lost their colour.

Special features of Cat Herb

Attractive flowers

Attracts bees

Other uses of Cat Herb

Medicinal