Plectranthus VELVET™ IdolPlectranthus VELVET™ Idol

Plectranthus VELVET™ Idol

Dark leaves with purple undertones contrast nicely with tubular, 2-lipped purple-blue flowers. These plants are self-branching, naturally compact, and extended bloom time. Enjoy in the garden, large mixed containers and summer borders.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 9-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 14″ / 17″ / 17″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): September, October

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Common Name

Plectranthus

Family

Lamiaceae

Genus

Plectranthus

Plant Series

Plectranthus VELVET™ Collection

species

hybrid

Plant Type

Annual

Persistence

Annual

US Patent #

PPAF ('TNPLEVI')

EU Grant #

PBRAF ('TNPLEVI')

Hardiness Zone

9, 10, 11

Growth Habit

Mounding

Size (HT/W/FL HT)

14" / 17" / 17"

Finish Time

Fast (4-6 Weeks)

Bloom Time

September, October

Growth Rate

Fast

Most Active Growing Season

Summer

Flowering Season

Summer

Flower Color

Blue, Purple

Leaf Color

Green, Purple

Soil

Organic, humus rich, moist.

pH

5.6 – 6.5

Exposure

Part Shade, Full Shade

Special Uses

Deep South

Nutritional Needs

150 – 200 ppm

Dormancy

Water (Greenhouse)

Dry moderately between waterings.

Water (Garden)

Average

How Different?

Landscape Value

Excellent for containers, in combination plantings, as a color spot, or in the front of the border. Also a good house plant.

Finish Time to 4"

3 – 4 weeks

Comments

A tender perennial that is used as an annual.

Grower Notes

A day-length of 12 hours or less promotes flowering. Day and night temperatures of 60 to 80°F are fine year round.

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