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Plectranthus stylesii

Plectranthus stylesii

Full Shade
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

13b

USDA zone

18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.2m

Max

1.2m

20cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

Plectranthus stylesii Overview

A perennial herb that grows to 1.2m high with small white flowers and shiny ovate leaves. Flowering in spring to autumn, it is a wonderful shade loving plant. It has a succulent ability to survive dry periods and is an attractive dainty Plectranthus. A delicate looking shade plant that also suits pot plants.

Common problems with Plectranthus stylesii

Problem free

    How to propagate Plectranthus stylesii

    Cuttings

    Make 15-20cm long cuttings after flower, removing the spend flower and bottom leaves. Place in sandy soil to root.

    Seed

    Sow seed in Spring and keep moist.

    Special features of Plectranthus stylesii

    Drought resistant

    Indoor plant

    Pot plant

    Attractive leaves

    Attractive flowers

    Flowers are white with small red dots

    Other uses of Plectranthus stylesii

    Ornamental

    A delicate looking shade plant that also suits pot plants.