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Plectranthus ‘Mona Lavender’

Plectranthus ‘Mona Lavender’ Photo/Illustration: Courtesy of San Marcos Growers

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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Plectranthus ‘Mona Lavender’ plek-TRAN-thus Genus: Perennials
Plectranthus cultivars are popular foliage plants, but some gardeners grow them for their blooms, and one of the best bloomers is 'Mona Lavender'. This cultivar has abundant lavender-purple flowers that complement the dark green leaves (with purple undersides and stems). These plants thrive in light to deep shade. -Tom Nelson, Regional Picks: Northern California, Fine Gardening issue #127 
Care: Plant in fertile, well-drained soil. Easy to grow.
Propagation: From cuttings.
Problems: No serious problems.
Height 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Pace Moderate Grower
Light Full Shade Only;Part Shade Only;Part Shade to Full Shade
Moisture Medium Moisture
Maintenance Moderate
Characteristics Showy Fall Foliage; Showy Foliage
Bloom Time Early Fall; Early Spring; Early Summer; Fall; Late Fall; Late Spring; Late Summer
Flower Color Purple/ Lavender Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Container, Shade, Indoor Plant
Seasonal Interest Spring Interest, Summer Interest, Fall Interest
Type Plectranthus

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