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Swedish ivy leaf.


Common Name: Swedish Ivy

Species Name: Plectranthus verticillatus

Family Name: Lamiaceae












Plant Facts  
Origin Eastern South Africa
Sun Preference Partial
Susceptibility Over watering will cause bottom leaves to yellow and drop.



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 5' diameter, 1' height
    • Leaves: Succulent, ovate to rotund, undersurface red, gland dotted. margin crenate-dentate, with 3 to 6 pairs of teeth. Stem square.
Soil Preference N/A
USDA Cold Hardiness 10°
Notes Most commonly used as a hanging basket.


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