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Pink Spur Flower

Plectranthus fruticosus 'James'

Full Shade
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

2m

1m

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Pink Spur Flower Overview

A shade-loving shrub that grows up to 2m and has a mass of pink tubular-shaped flowers in Autumn. It is a shade plant that can tolerate some full sun too. It tolerates some drought conditions compared to other Plectranthus varieties. Plants are easy to grow, however are frost tender. Responds well to pruning after flowering into in winter, together with composting to improve flowering.

Common problems with Pink Spur Flower

Problem free

    How to harvest Pink Spur Flower

    Flower do not last long after cut from the mother plant. Cuttings can be taken in spring and summer time.

    How to propagate Pink Spur Flower

    Cuttings

    Take 15-20cm long cuttings and root in moist soil or cuttings can be taken in spring and summer time and can easily be rooted in a glass of water on windowsill!

    Seed

    Not usually propagated from seed, but gather after it has flower and keeps it moist while germinating.

    Special features of Pink Spur Flower

    Drought resistant

    Pot plant

    Attractive flowers

    Attractive leaves

    Other uses of Pink Spur Flower

    Ornamental

    Lovely shrub for shade areas.

    Other uses