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Plectranthus 'Velvet Starlet'


Plectranthus ‘Velvet Starlet’ is a Swedish Ivy with large two-lipped tubular flowers in rose, pink and violet hues with dark foliage.

Plectranthus ‘Velvet Starlet’ is a Swedish Ivy that has large, two-lipped tubular inflorescences in bright rose, pink and violet hues contrasting against very dark green leaves with purple undertones and purple stems. Self-branching, compact, upright habit with a blooming time from late summer to October and a growth habit of 18-20 inches high and wide. It's not hardy, but certainly earns its keep! This plant is a fabulous addition to containers, the border, and as a houseplant.

Common Name: Swedish Ivy/Spurflower

Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Zone Hardiness: 9-11

Light: Part Shade, Full Shade

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Magenta

Secondary Bloom Colour: Pink

Class: Deciduous

Type: Tender

Bloom Time: Late Summer

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour: Purple

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Hummingbirds

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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