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Plectranthus australis "Mona Lavender"

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By Meanie


Plectranthus australis "Mona Lavender" (Plectranthus australis)

I'm still desperately trying to source this plant!
Photo taken today at Oxfords botanic gardens where I went to meet up with Tetrarch.



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Fantastic flower, looks like you had a good day out!

10 Aug, 2011

 

very nice,

10 Aug, 2011

 

Bernieh has a lovely looking specimen (in Australia).
It's always a good place to visit PA!

10 Aug, 2011

 

I went to a talk by Ernst van Jaarsvelt ( Kirstenbosch B G ) on Plectranthus which was fascinating, im sure this plant was mentioned, dont know if seed would be available from there, if I can get his e mail address i will PM you.

10 Aug, 2011

 

It's a beautiful plant. Hope you eventually get you hands on one :)

10 Aug, 2011

 

That would be good Plantaholic.
My photo doesn't do it justice Scottish.
My hands twitch every time that I see it - it grows easily from cuttings apparently.......

10 Aug, 2011

 

Stunning

10 Aug, 2011

 

Thank you 6d!

11 Aug, 2011

 

Meanie:

I'll have to see if I can get you seeds. This plant is extremely common and available for sale at every nursery here in San Diego.

There's large shrubs growing all around Balboa Park...I'll have to see if the seeds are developing or ripening.

13 Aug, 2011

 

I can get other Plectranthus, but they lack the dark stems and dark edge to the leaves that makes this one so very nice!

13 Aug, 2011

 

Meanie:

I was in Balboa Park today. I didn't see seeds on any of the shrubs, yet.

14 Aug, 2011

 

My search continues!

14 Aug, 2011

 

Meanie:

Good luck! :>)

16 Aug, 2011

uma
Uma
 

OMG, Meanie! That's an unbelievable beauty!

17 Aug, 2011

 

Then you understand why I've been looking high and low for it Uma!

17 Aug, 2011

uma
Uma
 

Err..., then my search begins?! :)))) I just love it!

17 Aug, 2011

 

Good luck.........

17 Aug, 2011



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This photo was taken at The University of Oxford Botanic Garden.

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