This plant has a mild fragrance
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Pink Spur Flower Overview
A shade-loving shrub that grows up to 2m and has a mass of pink tubular-shaped flowers in Autumn. It is a shade plant that can tolerate some full sun too. It tolerates some drought conditions compared to other Plectranthus varieties. Plants are easy to grow, however are frost tender. Responds well to pruning after flowering into in winter, together with composting to improve flowering. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Western Cape.
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How to harvest Pink Spur Flower
Flower do not last long after cut from the mother plant. Cuttings can be taken in spring and summer time.
How to propagate Pink Spur Flower
Take 15-20cm long cuttings and root in moist soil or cuttings can be taken in spring and summer time and can easily be rooted in a glass of water on windowsill!
Not usually propagated from seed, but gather after it has flower and keeps it moist while germinating.
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Other uses of Pink Spur Flower
Lovely shrub for shade areas.