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Plectranthus 'Mona Lavender'
Scientific Name: Plectranthus 'Mona Lavender' Hort.
Family: Lamiaceae
Plectranthus  'Mona Lavender' Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 22-25
USDA: 10-11

Frost Tolerance: Keep protected from frost, if the top is destroyed, it might come back if the roots where protected well enough

Sun Exposure: Part sun to light shade

Origin: Hybrid developed at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, in RSA

Growth Habits: Herbaceous, perennial shrub, rapidly growing to 2.5 feet tall (0.75 m); dark green, glossy leaves, 2 inches long (5 cm) and 1 inch wide (2.5 cm) with purple undersides

Watering Needs: Keep the soil moist, prefers a soil rich in humus

Propagation: Cuttings

Cultural Practices:
Pinch for fuller plants and more flowers.

Blooming Habits:
The Mona Lavender Plectranthus bears lavender-color flowers, with purple markings, on 6 inches long spikes. The flowers come mostly in winter to mid spring

Fruiting Habits:

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