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botanical name:
Plectranthus thyrsoideus
Plectranthus thyrsoideus © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Flowering Coleus
synonyms:  Coleus thyrsoideus
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 1.00m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
main season: Winter
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 10 to 10
description:
Erect bushy habit with branching stems. Rather pungent, sticky foliage of boldly toothed green leaves. Spikes of deep blue flowers in late winter.

cultivation:
Needs warm growing conditions and in temperate regions is normally grown as a conservatory plant.

propagation:
From cuttings taken in spring.

usage:
Conservatory or greenhouse plant for winter interest.

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