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Plectranthus Velvet Idol

Plectranthus 'Velvet Idol'

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Big blooms in a breathtaking baby blue color. A Plectranthus Velvet Idol is a no-fuss plant that will make you look like an expert gardener with very little care. The blooms form a blue cloud over the dark leaves from summer through to frost.

The handsome foliage is deep green with a dark purple underside. Velvet Idol plants stay compact and well-branched and bloom for an impressive period. Plectranthus Velvet Idol is useful as a filler in mixed borders, specimen plants, or planted in a container. It even makes a great houseplant.

This Plectranthus will establish quickly even thrive in poor soils. A partially shaded location is ideal. They easily tolerate root competition under trees. Water only if rainfall is low as they are drought tolerant once established. In cold climates they are treated as an annual everywhere else they can be enjoyed year-round. Deadhead them after flowering to maintain a neat tidy appearance.


Hardiness Zone: 9-11
Mature Height: 1-2 Feet
Mature Width: 1- 2 Feet
Classification: Annual
Sunlight: Partial shade, full shade
Habit: Mound, upright
Flower Color: Purple-blue
Foliage: Green-blue
Soil Condition: well-draining, moist
Water Requirements: Likes to stay slightly moist
Uses: container plant, combination planting
Growzone: 9-11 Plectranthus Velvet Idol Hardiness Zone 9-11

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