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Mzimvubu Spurflower

Plectranthus mzimvubuensis

Partial Shade
Moderate care
Frequent watering
Tender

13b

USDA zone

18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1m

50cm

Min

50cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Mzimvubu Spurflower Overview

A perennial shrub that grows up to 1m and up to 3m wide. Is aromatic and has roots with tubers and fibres. Flowers are pink and tubular in shape with long calyx extending from the flower. Naturally occurring in a subtropical climate with an annual summer rainfall of 1000-1250mm. Easily propagated from cuttings and is best suited to moist to dry bushveld and thicket gardens. An attractive perennial shrub for shady areas in the garden.

Common problems with Mzimvubu Spurflower

Problem free

    How to propagate Mzimvubu Spurflower

    Cuttings

    Take15-20cm cuttings and remove leaves from the bottom half. Root in sandy soil mix.

    Special features of Mzimvubu Spurflower

    Drought resistant

    Indoor plant

    Attractive flowers

    Attractive leaves

    Pot plant

    Other uses of Mzimvubu Spurflower

    Ornamental

    An attractive perennial shrub.