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A picture of a White-Edged Swedish Ivy

White-Edged Swedish Ivy

Plectranthus glabratus

Also known as

Tropical Mint, Candlestick Vine, Ornamental Coleus

Plectranthus coleoïdes by Dinkum (CC0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Overview

Plectranthus glabratus is a perennial species from the family. It is known by an older name, Plectranthus coleoides and also by the common name White-Edged Swedish Ivy, amongst others. It produces attractive green and white leaves with toothed edges, on square stems and delicate white flowers.

Propagation

Cuttings

Special Features

Attracts bees

Attractive leaves

Pot plant