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Vick's Plant

    

VARIEGATED VICK’S PLANT

Plectranthus cylindraceus

Description:

Leaves that smell like Vick’s Vap-O-Rub when crushed. The light green leaves have a creamy white margin and are densely covered with short hairs. 

Growth:

To height of 18-24”

Light:

Full-partial sun

Hardiness:

Perennial in zones 9-12

Uses:

Aromatic ornamental, Medicinal

Suggestions:

Grown for its pleasant menthol aroma. The leaves can be steeped in boiling water to vaporize the characteristic oils, which are then inhaled, helping to clear nasal and respiratory passages.

 

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