This plant has a mild fragrance
Camphor Spurflower Overview
The Vick's plant has a strong odour as leaves are crushed with the same medicinal properties as the Vicks used for colds, coughs and sinus problems. The perennial herb growing up to 0.3–2 m tall, covered with moderately to densely greyish hairs. The woody stems are fleshy at the base. The fleshy leaves are egg-shaped or elliptic, with slightly to prominently scalloped edges. Inflorescences are white or pale mauve and are fragrant too.
Common problems with Camphor Spurflower
Relative problem free.
How to harvest Camphor Spurflower
Pick and use fresh leaves as needed.
How to propagate Camphor Spurflower
Grows easily from cuttings - take 5-10cm cuttings with leaves removed at the bottom. Keep moist until well-rooted.
Sow seeds in Spring. Keep moist during germination.
Other uses of Camphor Spurflower
Hang leaves in a stocking in the shower - help relieve colds, coughs and sinus.