Plectranthus Variegated Spurflower


(Plectranthus forsteri ‘Marginatus’)


An attractive mounding plant with pretty green and white foliage that gives year-round colour.


Small white tubular flowers on short stems intermittently all year.


Place in hanging baskets or in large pots on verandahs etc. Can also be used in the garden terraces and rockeries but should be protected from strong sun and frosts.


Plant in good soil and give good deep watering as needed in summer and autumn. Will tolerate dry conditions once established.


Feed in spring and autumn with Seasol and PowerFeed.


  • Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
  • Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
  • Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.

Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.

CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten.

Herb Attributes

Plants Needed per Square Metre 4
Habit Low spreading shrub with long stems that start upright then fal1 flat and will cascade down if possible.
Position Full Sun to Part Shade, Frost Sensitive.
Height 30CM
Width 50CM