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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

Common Name Plectranthus
Family Lamiaceae
species hybrid
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Plant Type
Persistence Annual
US Patent # PPAF ('TNPLEVI')
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 14" / 17" / 17"
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Soil (Garden) Organic, humus rich, moist.
pH 5.6 - 6.5
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Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy --
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average
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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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