Cat Whisker, plant

$8.80 incl. GST

Usually Available: October to June
Shipping: NOT Western Australia or Tasmania, NOT internationally
Botanical Name: Orthosiphon stamineus

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Description

Cat Whisker plant, Orthosiphon stamineus, is also known as Kumis Kutjing and Java Tea. A tea made from the leaves helps to maintain normal kidney function as well as being a remedy for kidney stones and urinary tract infection. Cat Whiskers plant is native to SE Asia and Northern Australia and prefers well drained soils in an open, sunny position. Beautiful white flowers form spring to summer. Drought resistant but frost tender. A perennial plant growing to 1m x 1m.