Pseuderanthemum carruthersii is native to South Pacific Islands. Do you picture the turquoise waters and long sandy beaches yet?
This is an evergreen small shrub with beautiful colorful leaves like a kaleidoscope. When it is put on sun it develops color and it gathers compactly, however if it is shade it will be long and color will not be as pretty. From summer to autumn, spiked flowers are blooming. The foliage is made of large to medium, oval-shaped leaves with wavy edges. These have a fleshy, waxy texture and come variegated in hues of pink to wine red and dark purple.
- Full sun or partial shade.
- Let soil dry out somewhat between soakings.
- Rich, moist, well-drained soil.
- Feed monthly during active growth.
- Prune to reduce size, induce vigour and develop a more compact form.
Height of the plant - 75 cm. Diameter of the pot - 19 cm. Sustee size L.