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Botanical Name ; Calomeria amaranthoides
Other names: Incense plant, Plume bush , Amaranth feathers, Humea elegans
Habitat : Calomeria amaranthoides is nitive to Australia
Calomeria amaranthoides is a tall, fragrant biennial herb, growing to 3.5 metres in height. It has sticky stems and leaves which are green above and whitish beneath and are up to 15 cm long and 5 cm wide. It is a tender, erect, branching, smooth to slightly hairy perennial, usually grown as a biennial or annual, with aromatic, ovate to lance-shaped, mid-green leaves and feathery panicles of fragrant, tiny, tubular, reddish-brown flower heads in summer.
Calomeria amaranthoides is: Deciduous
Its flowers appear in large brown to red plumes in the summer (January to April in its native range)
Foliage: Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn
Fragrance: If grown under glass, mist plant to release fragrance.
Homeopathic uses for skin problems like eczema
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Known Hazards: Leaves and flower bracts may cause skin irritation. Fragrance may cause breathing difficulties when plant is in full flower.
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