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A picture of a Purple-Leaved Spurflower

Purple-Leaved Spurflower

Plectranthus purpuratus

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

30cm

10cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

Purple-Leaved Spurflower Overview

A small erect spreading herbaceous plant with long shoots.It does well in rockeries and containers and flowers in Autumn. Some forms are useful ground covers (subsp. tongaensis). They are wonderful pot plants, especially in hanging baskets or even indoors.

Common problems with Purple-Leaved Spurflower

Problem free

    How to propagate Purple-Leaved Spurflower

    Seed

    Sow seed in Spring.

    Cuttings

    Make cuttings, remove the bottom leaves and place in moist soil.

    Special features of Purple-Leaved Spurflower

    Pot plant

    Indoor plant

    Attractive leaves

    Attractive flowers

    White with bluish tube

    Other uses of Purple-Leaved Spurflower

    Ornamental

    A useful ground cover or pot-plant.