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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-foot diameter, 1-foot height
    • Leaves: Succulent, ovate to rotund, undersurface red, gland dotted; margin crenate-dentate, with 3 to 6 pairs of teeth; stem square



USDA Cold Hardiness 10°
Notes Most commonly used as a hanging basket


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