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Madagascar Spur-Flower

Plectranthus ramosior

Partial Shade
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

30cm

10cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Madagascar Spur-Flower Overview

Semi-succulent, aromatic, herbaceous plant that has variegated, round, toothed leaves with white margins on trailing stems that grow up to 15 cm high. It grows white, mauve or purple flowers on fairly long stalks during Autumn. Some plants are variegated. Plectranthus ramosior is a useful groundcover in full sun, semi-shade or shade. It makes an attractive hanging basket and can be grown indoors. It attracts insects and butterflies and therefore also attracts birds.

Common problems with Madagascar Spur-Flower

Problem free

    How to propagate Madagascar Spur-Flower

    Cuttings

    Make 10-15cm cuttings and remove bottom leaves. Root in a glass of water or i moist potting soil.

    Special features of Madagascar Spur-Flower

    Attracts birds

    Attracts useful insects

    Pot plant

    Especially in hanging baskets.

    Indoor plant

    Attractive flowers

    Attractive leaves

    Other uses of Madagascar Spur-Flower

    Ornamental