Plectranthus ornatus grow and care – herbaceous succulent of the genus Plectranthus also known as Ornatus Plectranthus, Plectranthus ornatus perennial evergreen or in cold climate annual used as ornamental fragrant plant, can grow in tropics, mediterranean, temperate, desert or subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+ as perennial or 5+ as annual.
Leaves color green and can be variegate green and white, in elliptic to ovate shape with crenate edge.
Plectranthus ornatus flower
Flower color purple small flowers in mouth shape grow on stalk.
Plectranthus ornatus for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
How to grow Plectranthus ornatus growing and care:
Moist, well drain soil, frost free
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction? No
Difficulties or problems when growing: ?
Spring as annual, spring to autumn as perennial Recommended planting season?
? Pests and diseases:
Pruning season: Winter
How to prune:
Old flower stalk, dead leaves
Size of the plant? 40-70cm, 16-28 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition: Medium growing
Small amount of water Water requirement:
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Half Shade / Full Sun
No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes
Spring / Summer / Autumn Bloom season:
General information about the flower Purple small flowers in mouth shape grow on stalk
Scientific Plectranthus ornatus: Plectranthus ornatus
Autumn flowers Spring flowers Summer flowers Winter flowers
Desert Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Tropics Climate
Ornamental flower Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant
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Colored leaves Indoor plants Ornamental plants
Autumn Planting Spring Planting Summer planting
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Part shade Plants Shade Plants
Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 12 Hardiness zone 13 Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9