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Swynnerton's Spur Flower

Plectranthus swynnertonii

Also known as

Cress Spur Flower

Full Shade
Easy care
Light watering
Tender

10a-11b

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

60cm

30cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Swynnerton's Spur Flower Overview

Plectranthus swynnertonii or Swynnerton's spur flower is a herbaceous perennial that grows up to 0.6 m tall. The stems are square, like all Plectranthus species, and have a band of purple hairs at the base of their nodes. It is a soft green shrub that can fill shade areas in your garden. with pretty flowers in Autumn.

Common problems with Swynnerton's Spur Flower

Problem free

    How to propagate Swynnerton's Spur Flower

    Cuttings

    Make cuttings from 10-20cm long and keep in a glass of water or moist soil until well-rooted.

    Seed

    Sow seeds in Spring and keep moist. Germination time is about 3 weeks.

    Special features of Swynnerton's Spur Flower

    Attracts useful insects

    Indoor plant

    Drought resistant

    Pot plant

    Attractive flowers

    Attractive leaves

    Other uses of Swynnerton's Spur Flower

    Ornamental