Blue-lips, Mazabuka

Sclerochiton harveyanus

Family: Acanthaceae (ah-kanth-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Sclerochiton (skler-oh-KY-ton) (Info)
Species: harveyanus (har-vee-AY-nus) (Info)

Category:

Shrubs

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Foliage:

Evergreen

Textured

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Blue-Violet

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions:

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Miami, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Jul 17, 2015, illinibunny from Lake Geneva, WI wrote:

Blooms while small and has a nice fragrance. Has to winter in the greenhouse in Wisconsin. Worth the space. Rareflora.com has them.

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