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Plectranthus ecklonii 'Tommy'

Plectranthus ecklonii 'Tommy'

Full Shade
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

13b

USDA zone

18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3m

Max

3m

1.5m

Min

1.5m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Plectranthus ecklonii 'Tommy' Overview

'Tommy' is the white form and a shade-loving shrub with pretty tubular flowers that are clustered on mass on top of a tall flower spike. The plant can reach 3m tall and flowers in autumn. They naturally occur in moist sub-tropical and temperate forests in South Africa, where they receive summer rainfall. It is easy to propagate from cuttings and will attract insects and birds to your garden. Colorful shade- loving garden plant.

Common problems with Plectranthus ecklonii 'Tommy'

Problem free

    How to propagate Plectranthus ecklonii 'Tommy'

    Seed

    Not commonly grown from seed.

    Cuttings

    Cuttings (15-20cm long) can be placed 4-8cm deep in moist medium.

    Special features of Plectranthus ecklonii 'Tommy'

    Indoor plant

    Pot plant

    Hedge plant

    P. ecklonii is a large specimen that grows into an effective hedge.

    Attractive flowers

    Attractive leaves

    Other uses of Plectranthus ecklonii 'Tommy'

    Ornamental

    Colorful shade loving garden plant.