Vick's Plant (Plectranthus purpuratus)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 1-3 feet
Plant Spread: 1-3 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Fall
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: 65ºF - 75ºF
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Division
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: Work areaDate: 2014-09-17
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Location: Work areaDate: 2014-09-17Reverse side showing the purple.
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Location: Work areaDate: 2014-09-17New growth on left - tiny light green leaves.
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What type of plant is this? by Mpadilla84 Jul 21, 2018 6:07 PM 25

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