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Plectranthus elegantulus

Plectranthus elegantulus

Partial Shade
Easy care
Light watering
Tender

13b

USDA zone

18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

30cm

20cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Plectranthus elegantulus Overview

P. elegantulus is a perennial herb in the same family as rosemary and mints, Lamiaceae. It grows up to 0,2 m tall, with trailing stems, that are sparingly branched, up to 0,3 m long. Plectranthus all have 'square' stems when cut through and the flowers resemble a spur. They are shade-loving plants that easily grow in hanging baskets or pots with the added bonus of pretty flowers in Autumn.

Common problems with Plectranthus elegantulus

Problem free

    How to propagate Plectranthus elegantulus

    Seed

    Cuttings

    Root stems with bottom leaves removed in moist soil. Keep moist while rooting.

    Special features of Plectranthus elegantulus

    Indoor plant

    Pot plant

    Attractive flowers

    Attractive leaves

    Other uses of Plectranthus elegantulus

    Ornamental