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Shiny Spurflower

Plectranthus lucidus

Full Shade
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

H3-H1c

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

60cm

50cm

Min

50cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Plectranthus lucidus 'Albert' growing in Kirstenbosch.

Shiny Spurflower Overview

The flat-creeping shiny spurflower has glossy foliage and spikes of white flowers. Leaves are rounded with toothed margins.The fragrant green leaves make it useful for shady areas in the garden, keeping insects away.

Common problems with Shiny Spurflower

Problem free

    How to propagate Shiny Spurflower

    Cuttings

    Make cuttings about 10-15cm long and remove the leaves from the bottom. Root quickly in well-draining soil mixtures!

    Special features of Shiny Spurflower

    Drought resistant

    Attractive flowers

    Attractive leaves

    Attracts butterflies

    Pot plant

    Attracts bees

    Other uses of Shiny Spurflower

    Ornamental

    Plant them under trees.