Plectranthus ciliatus 'Nico'

Excellent cascading from a large pot, this has large, dark green leaves with unusually pronounced deep purple veins More
3 x 9cm plants, for spring/summer planting 511208-3 £14.95

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Excellent cascading from a large pot, this has large, dark green leaves with unusually pronounced deep purple veins.

It’s a vigorous variety which would also do well as a ground cover annual, forming a dense carpet in the border.

Genus Plectranthus
Group/Species ciliatus
Variety Nico
Type Tender Perennial grown as an annual
Common Name Swedish Ivy
Border Position Container, Front, Ground Cover, Indoor, Middle
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade, Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 30cm (12in), Trailing L. 45cm (18in)
Spacing 60cm (24in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in spring after risk of frosts. Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting.
Care Tips Bring indoors through winter, they make excellent houseplants
Flowering September
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest

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Plectranthus ciliatus 'Nico' reviews

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Reviewed 1st August 2019 by Mrs Cater

This were very abundant but did't trail as much as I had hoped.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Nikki

This plant has grown at an amazing rate and look beautiful. Very different to anything I have seen in local garden centers. Looking forward to seeing it bloom in September.

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Reviewed 21st November 2018 by Breda

Very happy with my plant , flowers have appeared recently which is a bonus.