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Plectranthus fruticosus 'Ellaphie'

Plectranthus fruticosus 'Ellaphie'

Full Shade
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

13b

USDA zone

18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

2m

1m

Min

50cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Plectranthus fruticosus 'Ellaphie' Overview

‘’Ellaphie’’ is a form of Plectranthus fruticosus who's leaves are dark purple underneath and the flowers are mauve, with the corolla weakly spurred. It is named after Mrs Ellaphie Ward-Hilhorst (a botanical artist). It is an attractive flowering shade plant.

Common problems with Plectranthus fruticosus 'Ellaphie'

Problem free

    How to propagate Plectranthus fruticosus 'Ellaphie'

    Seed

    Not commonly grown from seed.

    Cuttings

    Cuttings (15-20cm long) can be planted 4-6cm deep in moist medium.

    Special features of Plectranthus fruticosus 'Ellaphie'

    Indoor plant

    Pot plant

    Attractive flowers

    Attractive leaves

    Other uses of Plectranthus fruticosus 'Ellaphie'

    Ornamental

    Attractive flowering shade plant.