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Plectranthus verticillatus 'Pink Surprise'

Plectranthus verticillatus 'Pink Surprise'

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Plectranthus verticillatus 'Pink Surprise' is an evergreen herbacious plant with soft pink racemes of flowers. It has a pretty green leaves that cascade down when placed in pots or hanging baskets.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Spring, Summer
Fruiting time
Summer

Propagation

Division
Divide the long strings with roots attached and replant.
Cuttings
Take softwood cuttings of about 5-10cm and place a few eyes underneath soil - they will soon root to form a new plant.
Layering
The plant make new roots easily - where ever long runners touch the soil!

Special features

Geography

Origin
Africa, forest and woodland edges in Southeast Africa.
Natural climate
Subtropical coastal, Temperate coastal

Environment

Light
Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Neutral
Frost hardiness
Tender

Uses

Personality

Family
Lamiaceae
Flower colour
Pink
Scent
Mild

Problems

Disease resistant

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