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Swedish Ivy 'Pink Surprise'

Plectranthus verticillatus 'Pink Surprise'

Starr 011026-9002 Plectranthus verticillatus by Forest & Kim Starr (CC BY 3.0)

Partial Shade
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

13b

USDA zone

18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Swedish Ivy 'Pink Surprise' Overview

Plectranthus verticillatus 'Pink Surprise' is an evergreen herbacious plant with soft pink racemes of flowers. It has a pretty green leaves that cascade down when placed in pots or hanging baskets.

Common problems with Swedish Ivy 'Pink Surprise'

Disease resistant

    How to propagate Swedish Ivy 'Pink Surprise'

    Division

    Divide the long strings with roots attached and replant.

    Cuttings

    Take softwood cuttings of about 5-10cm and place a few eyes underneath soil - they will soon root to form a new plant.

    Layering

    The plant make new roots easily - where ever long runners touch the soil!

    Special features of Swedish Ivy 'Pink Surprise'

    Indoor plant

    Pot plant

    Attractive flowers

    Attractive leaves

    Other uses of Swedish Ivy 'Pink Surprise'

    Ornamental