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Chameleon spurflower

Plectranthus mutabilis

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Plectranthus is part of the Laminaceae family that includes rosemary and mints. It is a perennial semi-succulent herbaceous plant. It is a variable species with trailing stems, leaves with few large round teeth, and blue to blue-purple flowers.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Autumn
Fruiting time
Autumn

Propagation

Cuttings
Make 10-15cm cuttings and remove bottom half of leaves. Root in well-draining soil mix.

Special features

Geography

Origin
South Africa, Limpopo and Mpumalanga
Natural climate
Temperate interior

Environment

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

Uses

Personality

Family
Lamiaceae
Flower colour
Blue to blue-purple
Scent
Mild

Problems

Problem free

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