Plectranthus ciliatus is an outstanding fairly hardy, evergreen groundcover with attractive quilted leaves that have purple undersides and purple stems.
It has spikes of white or mauve flowers from September to May, that attract insects and butterflies to the garden. In lightly shaded areas this attractive flowering groundcover provides colour with its maroon-purple leaves all year round and white or mauve flowers in season.
The variety Plectranthus ciliatus "Richard" bears mauve to pink flowers
Plant in containers or hanging baskets as well as in the open ground.
Care of Spur Flowers is relatively easy. Plant in a shady to semi-shade spot, in well-composted soil with adequate water and prune back lightly after flowering.
Formerly used to wash sheepskin garments and other clothing.
Size Up to 60cm