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Plectranthus fruticosus

The forest spur-flower is a fast growing soft-wooded shrub, with largely soft textured heart-shaped leaves that produces masses of attractive pyramidal spikes of pink or bluish-mauve flowers. Larvae of certain butterflies feed on this plant. Stems rubbed on windowsills repel flies.

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Common Name:
Forest spur-flower
Plant Height:
2 m
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Flowering Time:
October, November, December, January, February, March, April, May, June