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Plectranthus coleoides Nico

English name: ‘Nico’ Swedish ivy

Latin name: Plectranthus coleoides ‘Nico’

Family: Labiatae/Mint - Lamiaceae

Origin: Under cultivation at the Palm House

‘Nico’ Swedish ivy is a perennial with purple stems, reaching a height of 20 cm. The leaves are dark green, clearly marked with a purple tinge, especially on the underside. They have a rough texture, which is their main decorative feature. Its inflorescence appears in the autumn, and consists of delicate purple flowers. ‘Nico’ is cultivated as a potted plant, usually in hanging containers.

Plectranthus coleoides Nico