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Plectranthus ecklonii 'Purple'

(Probably variety 'Medley Wood'), Large Spur-Flower Bush, Cape Lilac
Plectranthus ecklonii - Purple



Code: 90199

Price: $9.95


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Family: Lamiaceae

Attractive bold perennial with large deep glowing bluish-purple flower spikes in autumn. This slightly woody evergreen shrub with large deep green leave grows fast to 6 feet high. Can be cut back after flowering or in late spring to control height. Ideal for background mass plantings. Does best in part shade, tolerating full sun in coastal areas. Frost tender. USDA zones 9 - 11. Native to South Africa.

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Keyed Cultural Guide: The following symbols are listed with many product descriptions. If so, they indicate special characteristics or growing requirements. Also, see "Cultural Information".
(B) Hanging
basket
(D) Dwarf
under 12"
(F) Flourescent lights for
indoor light culture
(H) Humid
conditions
(M) Miniature
under 6"
(T) Terrarium
plant
(W) Winter
flowering


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