Swedish Ivy, Swedish Begonia, Creeping Charlie (Plectranthus verticillatus)

South Pasadena, CA

When grown outdoors and temperatures approach freezing, anthocyanans are activated. Veins in the leaves of Plectranthus verticillatus turn purplish-red, giving it a completely different winter color scheme.


Common name: Swedish Ivy, Swedish Begonia, Creeping Charlie
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Plectranthus
Species verticillatus

Plant Link: http://plantsdatabase.com/go/1354/

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