Plectranthus ornatus growing 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.
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Requirements for 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?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Recommended planting season?
Spring as annual, spring to autumn as perennial
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Old flower stalk, dead leaves
Size of the plant?
40-70cm, 16-28 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half Shade / Full Sun
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower
Purple small flowers in mouth shape grow on stalk
Scientific Plectranthus ornatus: Plectranthus ornatus