Makes a great hanging basket and easy to start from cuttings.
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.
A real favorite of mine and the hummers.
All white shoot on a variegated plant
Delicate Swedish Ivy, Swedish Begonia, Creeping Charlie (Plectranthus verticillatus) blooms as observed in Mau, Hawaii in October
Interestingly shaped Swedish Ivy, Swedish Begonia, Creeping Charlie (Plectranthus verticillatus) blooms as observed in Mau, Hawaii in October
Easy plant to grow, and flowers are small but pretty.
This is a shot of the offspring of offspring, etc. of a GGGGparent cutting I got 12 years ago. Growing strong!
Babylonstoren, South Africa. Copyright Karl Gercens. Conservatory Horticulturist at Longwood Gardens. http://www.karlgercens.com/
Plectranthus verticillatus - cuttings from 45 yr old plant