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Cobweb Bush

Plecostachys serpyllifolia

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

H5-H1c

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

90cm

Max

1.5m

50cm

Min

50cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Plecostachys serpyllifolia
Plecostachys serpyllifolia leaves

Cobweb Bush Overview

The South African indigenous Cobweb bush is lovely garden plant forming a tangled bush of grayish leaves and pleasant inflorescence. This ornamental bush is an attractive ground cover, and is also beautiful used in a mixed border. Not only an ornamental plant, it is also used as effective way to stabilize open low lying sandy areas. Go ahead and mix this beautiful bush into your temperate or Mediterranean garden.

Common problems with Cobweb Bush

Generally pest and disease free.

    How to harvest Cobweb Bush

    We got stuck with this one. Let us know if you could find anything to harvest!

    How to propagate Cobweb Bush

    Cuttings

    Softwood and tip cuttings taken on early mornings in autumn. Dip the cuttings in a hormone powder or solution and place in a suitable medium under moist conditions till the roots form.

    Seed

    Seed is best sown in autumn or spring. Seeds are usually easy to grow, but success can be enhanced with the use of a smoke primer.

    Special features of Cobweb Bush

    Drought resistant

    Relatively drought tolerant once well-established.

    Pot plant

    Good plant to grow in outdoor containers given sufficient drainage holes and sunlight.

    Pioneer

    Other uses of Cobweb Bush

    Other uses