The tips and shoots of this lovely perennial shrub have the taste and aroma of cola. They can be added (fresh or dried) to fruit drinks, iced water, salads, seasonings and sauces. The taste can become bitter if you use more than the tips.
The plant prefers a full-sun to part-shade position and should grow to about 1 – 1.5m in height.
The plant is suggested to assist with digestion.