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Big Toothed Spurflower

Plectranthus grandidentatus

Also known as

Scented-Leaved Spurflower

Full Shade
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

5m

30cm

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Big Toothed Spurflower Overview

A perennial trailing groundcover with attractive toothed green foliage and a flush of white flowers in autumn. It is ideal for a moist shady spot in the garden. Usually found in nature on cooler eastern facing slopes above 1000m. It grows horizontally and spreads well over the ground, rooting as it creeps to cover an area. Leaves have a scent when crushed.

Common problems with Big Toothed Spurflower

Problem free

    How to harvest Big Toothed Spurflower

    Not usually harvested

    How to propagate Big Toothed Spurflower

    Cuttings

    Take cuttings of 15-20cm long and root in moist soil or in a glass of water.

    Seed

    Germination time about 3 weeks.

    Special features of Big Toothed Spurflower

    Indoor plant

    Pot plant

    Attractive leaves

    Attractive flowers

    Other uses of Big Toothed Spurflower

    Ornamental

    Decorative spreading ground cover in garden.