PLECTRANTHUS, Twisted Lemon

Plectranthus Twisted Lemon 3

Plectranthus ciliatus 

Plectranthus Twisted Lemon is also known as Swedish Ivy or Candleplant. This low maintenance plant has heart-shaped variegated leaves. In the spring, the velvety foliage starts off chartreuse in colour and then becomes a darker green with scalloped lemon-yellow edges. It is a sturdy, well-branched, mounding plant with a fragrant lemon scent. Good as a border plant, groundcover, or an accent “spiller” plant in baskets and planters. Also, Twisted Lemon can be grown as an indoor house plant.

Bloom TimeConstant foliage interest all summer until the first hard frost.
HabitSpreading; mounding
Height8-12 inches (10-30 cm)
Width18-36 inches (46-91 cm)
Companion PlantCompatible with all Tried and True varieties. Excellent as a foliage accent.
WateringKeep evenly moist. Allow soil to dry slightly between watering.
FeedingFertilize regularly.
PlantingWell-drained soil in sun to partial shade.