Plectranthus ciliatus, or speckled spurflower, is a low-growing, creeping ground cover herb that grows up to 0.6 m high. The stems are covered with purple hairs, giving the branches a purplish appearance. The lower leaf surface is often purple. Flowers are immobile, "Richard' with pink inflorescences, was named after the horticulturist Richard Jameson who specialised in the plants of South Africa. The selection "Dreye" has white flowers. Flowering time is mainly late summer to winter.