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Penther Spurflower

Plectranthus pentheri

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Tender

13b

USDA zone

18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

30cm

10cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

Penther Spurflower Overview

A low growing succulent herb with white flowers growing on tall flower stalks. Closely related to P. neochilus, but has tuberous roots and flower colour differs. Naturally occurring in shallow sandy soils amoung granite rocks in grasslands in the Eastern Cape (RSA). Well suited for rockeries and sunny areas. A good water wise plant for rockeries.

Common problems with Penther Spurflower

Problem free

    How to propagate Penther Spurflower

    Cuttings

    Roots easily when 10-15cm cuttings are placed in a glass of water or in moist pottingsoil. Remove the bottom leaves from the cutting to encourage rooting.

    Special features of Penther Spurflower

    Drought resistant

    Attractive flowers

    Attractive leaves

    Pot plant

    Other uses of Penther Spurflower

    Ornamental

    A good water wise plant for rockeries.