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PlantFiles: Plectranthus, Cuban Oregano
Plectranthus coleoides 'Cerveza 'n Lime'

Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Plectranthus (plek-TRAN-thus) (Info)
Species: coleoides (ko-lee-OY-deez) (Info)
Cultivar: Cerveza 'n Lime

8 members have or want this plant for trade.

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade


Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Grown for foliage

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive JonthanJ On Feb 18, 2012, JonthanJ from Logansport, IN wrote:

I like this as a greenhouse subject through the winter. When I neglect to feed it, it slows down a lot and gets a bit yellow, but it still smells good while looking like a fuzzy succulent.


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Emeryville, California
Laie, Hawaii
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Aberdeen, South Dakota
Memphis, Tennessee

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