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Variegata Swedish Ivy
Plectranthus coleoides

  • Exposure
    • Part Sun to Sun
  • Season
    • Spring
    • Summer
  • Mature Size
    • 6 - 12 Inches
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Variegata Swedish Ivy Plectranthus coleoides
Part Sun to Sun 6 - 12

Features

Dark green leaves accented with a bright white edge

Adaptable As Houseplant
Foliage Interest
Heat Tolerant
Deadheading Not Necessary

Characteristics

Duration: 
Annual
Height Category: 
Medium
Garden Height: 
6 - 12 Inches
Spacing: 
16 - 20 Inches
Flower Colors: 
Purple
Flower Shade: 
Purple
Foliage Shade: 
Variegated
Habit: 
Mounded
Container Role: 
Filler

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Part Sun to Sun
Maintenance Category: 
Easy
Bloom Time: 
Grown for Foliage
Hardiness Zones: 
10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
Water Category: 
Average
Uses: 
Landscape
Uses: 
Container
Uses Notes: 

Use in hanging baskets and patio containers

Maintenance Notes: 

May be pinched or trimmed as needed to maintain shape and size.

This plant cascades, fountain-like from pots and hanging baskets.

With its attractive, scalloped foliage that's green with white margins, Plectranthus coleoides 'Variegata' makes a worthy filler plant in a container or in the garden. It grows about a foot tall and half again as wide. It's a Proven Winners selection so it's widely available. NGA (National Gardening Association)

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