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botanical name:
Solenostemon canina 'Sumcol 01'
Solenostemon canina 'Sumcol 01' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Scardy Cat plant, Pee-off Plant, Piss-off Plant
synonyms:  Coleus canina
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.45m
width: 0.45m
growth rate:
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: violet
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 4°C
USDA zone: 11 to 11
description:
Annual with good foliage and small, attractive spikes of violet-blue flowers in the summer. Once established, the plant releases a smell that cats and dogs find very unpleasant. The odour is only noticeable to humans when the foliage is touched!

cultivation:
Grow in soil that is not too wet, in sun or part shade.

propagation:
From cuttings, overwintered in a frost free place to provide plants for the following season.

usage:
Grown to repel cats, dogs and possibly other animals from the garden.

other notes:
Raised in Germany

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