pelargonium sidoides

 

The pelargonium sidoides also known as the African geranium is now flowering in the garden which has small elegant deep purple flowers & grayish green leaves with a silvery appearance.

This plant is also a medicinal herb which is used to treat the common cold, bronchitis,headache,fever,cough, lung problems among others.

In its native habitat it grows mostly in grasslands around areas of the Southern Cape province.