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Plectranthus rubropunctatus

Plectranthus rubropunctatus

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Perennial herb or soft shrub with an erect stem growing up to 2 m tall. The green leaves have usually purplish, glandular-pubescent. Flowers are white, scarcely or noticeably flushed with pinkish mauve.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Autumn
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Take cuttings after flower or during the growing season.

Propagation

Cuttings
Take 15-20cm cuttings and remove the leaves from the bottom half. Root in a glass of water or moist pottingsoil.

Special features

Geography

Origin
South Africa, Highveld and Swaziland
Natural climate
Temperate interior

Environment

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

Uses

Personality

Family
Lamiaceae
Flower colour
White or flushed with pinkish mauve
Scent
Mild

Problems

Problem free

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