Mona Lavender Swedish Ivy

Plectranthus 'Plepalila' PP #13,858

Showy bloom sprays atop rich dark green leaves with purple undersides. Free-flowering with excellent heat and drought tolerance. Performs in baskets, borders, patio containers or as a houseplant. An excellent accent from spring to fall, often perennial in frost-free areas.
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10-11: Perennial
Grow as Annual in all zones

Good to Grow...for one season:


Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun



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Botanical PronunciationPlepalila
Average Size at Maturity12-16" H x 24-36" W
Bloom TimeSpring, Summer, Fall
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleCottage, Tropical
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Shade Loving
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsSemi-moist

Easily grown in enriched, well drained soil. Best in filtered or light shade; more sun tolerant in cool summer areas. Pinch back regularly to retain compact shape. Clip spent flower spikes after bloom. Feed twice monthly. Hardy to 30°F; shelter from frost.

This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:

Grow As Annual in All Zones