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Herero spur-flower

Plectranthus hereroensis

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Tall annual or weakly perennial herb that grows up to 1.2-2 m tall. Sow seed every year to have new plants establishing and flowering. It is a soft upright shrub grown in shade and sun with sky blue flowers that attract butterflies.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Autumn
Fruiting time
Autumn

Propagation

Seed
Sow seeds in Spring.
Cuttings
Make 10-15cm cuttings after flower(Autumn) or when the growing season start(Spring). They root easily in a sandy soil mix.

Special features

Attracts useful insects
Like pretty butterflies!

Geography

Origin
South Africa
Natural climate
Temperate interior

Environment

Light
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Loam
Soil PH preference
Neutral
Frost hardiness
Half-Hardy

Uses

Personality

Family
Lamiaceae
Flower colour
Pale to Deep Blue
Scent
Mild

Problems

Problem free

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