This plant has a mild fragrance
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Plectranthus hillardiae Overview
P. hillardiae is a perennial shrub or groundcover that is more often grown as an annual and self seed readily. The green shrub is covered with intense blue flowers during Autumn. A shade-loving option for dry spaces in the garden. P. hillardiae have two subspecies: P. hillardiae subsp. hillardiae and P. hillardiae subsp. australe, both found naturally in river stream banks in Pondoland.
Common problems with Plectranthus hillardiae
How to propagate Plectranthus hillardiae
Collect the seeds after flower en re-sow in Spring.
Make cuttings during the active growing season. Root in a glass of water or in moist potting soil.
Special features of Plectranthus hillardiae
Attracts useful insects
Other uses of Plectranthus hillardiae
Plant in dry shade areas.