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Plectranthus saccatus Velvet Lady

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Wantirna
C4
Size: 14cm
Available: 7
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.30 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $8.03 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Plectranthus saccatus Velvet Lady Stoep Jacaranda, Spurflower,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Shrub Like, Upright

Description:
Plectranthus Velvet Lady is bold and showy with large plumes of bright and cheery pink flowers that appear from late Summer through Autumn. Stunning deep green leaves, with purple undersides provide year round interest and a spectacular backdrop for vibrant blooms. Velvet Lady is a fast growing, compact, shrubby perennial and is excellent for pots, in mass or mixed plantings. Grows approx. 40cm tall x 50cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Fragrant Garden, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Tolerates drought once established and can be used in fairly shady areas through to almost full sun. Leaves will become scorched in very hot sun however. Prune after flowering, and to remove any sun damage. For best results fertilise in Spring. Mulch well. Information & Images courtesy of Touch of Class Plants.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae Africa

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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