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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
Erect bushy habit with branching stems. Rather pungent, sticky foliage of boldly toothed green leaves. Spikes of deep blue flowers in late winter.

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

From cuttings taken in spring.

Conservatory or greenhouse plant for winter interest.

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