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Plectranthus 'Variegated Charlie'     

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Variegated Charlie is a popular variety of Plectranthus, which belongs to the Plectranthus genus (Plectranthus 'Variegated Charlie'). Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Pastel violet and   Pale lavender. Leaves appear approximately as a   Forest green (web) and   Anti-flash white colour.

This is a wonderful plant that contrasts very well with companions plants such as Euphorbia ‘Diamond Frost.’ Pretty much trouble free and vigorous. I am growing it in half shade, containers, hanging baskets and nice looking pots. Has a tendency to trail. and is perfect for hanging baskets.

Great for covering surface tree roots.

A type of Ornamental, it mainly grows as an Annual/Perennial plant - which means it typically can have a varying lifetime - from 1 year to several. Variegated Charlie is known for its prostrate-like growing habit.

South Africa is believed to be where Variegated Charlie originates from.

As Variegated Charlie Plectranthus is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Variegated Charlie have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Variegated Charlie

  • Dappled Sun

  • Medium

Cuttings will readily root in water.

Variegated Charlie likes a position of dappled sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Variegated Charlie is thought of as tender, so it is imperative to wait until temperatures are mild before planting out of doors. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Variegated Charlie are Zone 8 and Zone 11.

Growing Variegated Charlie from seed

Transplanting Variegated Charlie

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Variegated Charlie is a tender plant.

Harvesting Variegated Charlie

Other Names for Plectranthus 'Variegated Charlie'

Candle vine, Candle stick vine