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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

Category:

Annuals

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

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

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Herbaceous

Chartreuse/Yellow

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

Regional

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

Emeryville, California

Laie, Hawaii

Saint Cloud, Minnesota

Aberdeen, South Dakota

Memphis, Tennessee

Gardeners' Notes:

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0
neutrals
0
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RatingContent
Positive

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.