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A picture of a Plectranthus brevimentum

Plectranthus brevimentum

Plectranthus brevimentum

Partial Shade
Advanced care
Moderate watering
Tender

13b

USDA zone

18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

30cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

Plectranthus brevimentum Overview

P. brevimentum is critically endangered on the SANBI red list of South African plants. It occurs only in one area in Pondoland - on steep sand slopes along the Lupatana River gorge. It is a wonderful plant to grow in shady areas in the garden, or in a pot - even indoors!

Common problems with Plectranthus brevimentum

Problem free

    How to propagate Plectranthus brevimentum

    Cuttings

    Take cuttings and keep moist while rooting in a sandy soil mix.

    Seed

    Sow seed in Spring.

    Special features of Plectranthus brevimentum

    Indoor plant

    Pot plant

    Attractive leaves

    Attractive flowers

    Flowers are white, marked blue or purple.

    Other uses of Plectranthus brevimentum

    Ornamental