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Plectranthus zuluensis

Zulu Spurflower

Very pretty mauve, lovely in pots in the shade.

Plant Type:

General Size: small

Flowering Time: autumn | spring | summer | winter

Flowering Colour: mauve

Specifications: container plants | evergreen | fast growing | semi shade | shade | townhouse gardens

Description

An evergreen groundcover that grows to about 1,5m x 1,5m. It grows very fast and produce spikes of pale blue-mauve flowers throughout the year. This soft wooded shrub is suitable for containers and shady spots in the garden. It prefers very light well drained soil that contains plenty of compost. Water well in summer while it is actively growing and less in winter. This is the larval host plant for Bush Bronze, Mocker Blue, Eyed Pansy, the March Commodor and the African Leaf Commodor butterflies.