Plectranthus ‘Mona Lavender’

Plectranthus ‘Mona Lavender’

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

Overview

Height
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Pace
Moderate Grower
Light
Full Shade Only
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,
Spring,
Summer
Flower Color
Purple/Lavender Flower
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Container,
Indoor Plant,
Shade
Seasonal Interest
Fall Interest

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