Plectranthus neochilus variegata
Plectranthus neochilus variegata
Plectranthus neochilus variegata
Plectranthus neochilus variegata
Plectranthus neochilus variegata
Plectranthus neochilus variegata
Plectranthus neochilus variegata
Plectranthus neochilus variegata
Plectranthus neochilus variegata
Plectranthus neochilus variegata
Plectranthus neochilus variegata
Plectranthus neochilus variegata
Plectranthus neochilus variegata
Plectranthus neochilus variegata
Plectranthus neochilus variegata
Plectranthus neochilus variegata
Plectranthus neochilus variegata

Plectranthus neochilus variegata is an aromatic herb belonging to the Lamiaceae family. The aromatic foliage is grayish-green in color and spreads across the ground as a ground cover growing between 1 ft to 3 ft. The plant bears attractive-looking deep blue flowers from spring to fall. This succulent is commonly known as the Lobster Flower and is native to South Africa. The frost-hardy succulent is a fast grower, going dormant in summer. It needs bright shade to full sun for best growth.

Growth Rate

Plectranthus neochilus variegata is a fast-growing plant.

Flowering

The Lobster flower plant bears dark blue or purple-colored blooms from Spring to Fall.

Watering

This succulent requires deep but infrequent watering. The containers should have proper drainage holes so that the soil dries up fully before watering.

Soil

The plant prefers well-drained succulent soil. Add 50% - 70% coarse sand, perlite, or pumice to regular soil.

Hardiness

The Lobster flower succulent is frost-hardy. Its hardiness zone is 9b - 11b.

Light

Place your plant in bright shade to full sun for its best growth.

Propagation

The ideal way to propagate Plectranthus neochilus variegata is via stem cuttings.

Plectranthus neochilus variegata plant looks impressive as a ground cover and looks good in a mixed container. The rounded and scalloped foliage tends to spill over the edges, making it an attractive addition to your home garden.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season spring to summer
Botanical Name Plectranthus neochilus
Common Name Lobster Flower
Family Lamiaceae
Flower Color Purple
Growth Habit Vertical Grower / Tall Stem, Low Growing / Creeping
Growth Rate Moderate
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11b
Mature Size Over 12"
Native Area South Africa
Sun Exposure Full sun

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Plectranthus neochilus variegata

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Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

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Plectranthus neochilus variegata is an aromatic herb belonging to the Lamiaceae family. The aromatic foliage is grayish-green in color and spreads across the ground as a ground cover growing between 1 ft to 3 ft. The plant bears attractive-looking deep blue flowers from spring to fall. This succulent is commonly known as the Lobster Flower and is native to South Africa. The frost-hardy succulent is a fast grower, going dormant in summer. It needs bright shade to full sun for best growth.

Growth Rate

Plectranthus neochilus variegata is a fast-growing plant.

Flowering

The Lobster flower plant bears dark blue or purple-colored blooms from Spring to Fall.

Watering

This succulent requires deep but infrequent watering. The containers should have proper drainage holes so that the soil dries up fully before watering.

Soil

The plant prefers well-drained succulent soil. Add 50% - 70% coarse sand, perlite, or pumice to regular soil.

Hardiness

The Lobster flower succulent is frost-hardy. Its hardiness zone is 9b - 11b.

Light

Place your plant in bright shade to full sun for its best growth.

Propagation

The ideal way to propagate Plectranthus neochilus variegata is via stem cuttings.

Plectranthus neochilus variegata plant looks impressive as a ground cover and looks good in a mixed container. The rounded and scalloped foliage tends to spill over the edges, making it an attractive addition to your home garden.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season spring to summer
Botanical Name Plectranthus neochilus
Common Name Lobster Flower
Family Lamiaceae
Flower Color Purple
Growth Habit Vertical Grower / Tall Stem, Low Growing / Creeping
Growth Rate Moderate
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11b
Mature Size Over 12"
Native Area South Africa
Sun Exposure Full sun

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