Plectranthus zuluensis

This late-flowering, shade-loving tender perennial works well in a container or as ground cover in the border through summer. More
5 rooted cuttings 511216-5 £9.95 Delivery mid April
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This late-flowering, shade-loving tender perennial works well in a container or as ground cover in the border through summer.

From September, lavender-blue spires appear on dark purple stems against soft green foliage. Plant this with a dahlia in a large pot for an unusual late flowering combination.

Genus Plectranthus
Group zuluensis
Type Tender Perennial (grown as a Half-Hardy 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 50cm (20in)
Spacing 60cm (24in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting 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 - November
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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