About Plectranthus ambiguus
Plectranthus, with some 350 species, is a genus of warm-climate plants occurring largely in the southern hemisphere, in sub-Saharan Africa, Madagascar, India and the Indonesian archipelago down to Australia and some Pacific Islands.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Swedish ivy|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||1.00 to 2.00 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Lavender|
|Bloom Time ||Seasonal bloomer|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Plectranthus argentatus is a vigorous grower in full sun or partial shade (required in warm inland areas of the West) and evenly moist soil. Plants should not be allowed to dry out. Pinch as needed to keep bushy and compact in annual containers or beds. Hardy to Zone 10 (30Â°F).
Plectranthus ambiguus care
Plectranthus Mona Lavender is winter hardy in Zones 9b to 10 and withstands light frosts (temperatures down to 25 to 30 degrees F). In the landscape, expect Mona Lavender to grow to 12 to 24 inches tall and wide. In planting beds, tuck plants into well-drained soil amended with organic matter.
|Sunlight ||Full Sun to Partial Shade|
|Soil ||Well drained soil|
|Temperature ||25 to 30 degrees F|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Plectranthus ambiguus special feature
Borders where winter hardy. Containers or hanging baskets for decks or patios. Houseplant.
Plectranthus ambiguus uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Plectranthus ambiguus ?
Plectranthus ambiguus is commonly known as Swedish ivy
How tall do Plectranthus ambiguus grow?
On average Plectranthus ambiguus grows 1.00 to 2.00 feet
What color are Plectranthus ambiguus ?
A Plectranthus ambiguus plant bears flowers of color Lavender
When Plectranthus ambiguus blooms?
With enough light, Plectranthus ambiguus may produce Lavender flowers in Seasonal bloomer
How hard is Plectranthus ambiguus to grow?
A Plectranthus ambiguus is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Plectranthus ambiguus need?
A Plectranthus ambiguus prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade
How much water does a Plectranthus ambiguus need?
A Plectranthus ambiguus prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Plectranthus ambiguus need?
A Plectranthus ambiguus prefers Well drained soil
What temperature does a Plectranthus ambiguus like?
A Plectranthus ambiguus prefers 25 to 30 degrees F
How often should I fertilize my Plectranthus ambiguus ?
To encourage Plectranthus ambiguus growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Monday, 14 October 2019
Pot seems to be really small. DO I have to shift the plan to the bigger pot as it starts growing in a few months?
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