Plectranthus 'Emerald Lace' in Barnsley Bowl
Plectranthus 'Emerald Lace' in Barnsley Bowl

Plectranthus 'Emerald Lace' in Barnsley Bowl

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Quick Facts
Common Name: Spur Flower, Candleplant
Hardiness Zone: 1-13S/W Exposure: Houseplants - Bright Indirect Light
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Height: 6-8"
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Ships as: CLAY POT

Product Details

Product Details

Pumping out a lacework of blossom wands throughout winter above thick, sparkling silver leaves with maroon undersides and pie-crust fluted edges, what more do you need in a houseplant? Add low maintenance and bright indirect light requirements tossed into this winning package. A compact form of Plectranthus oertendahlii. Grown in a hand-thrown terra-cotta pot designed by master potter Peter Wakefield. The pot measures 10½" wide and 6½"  tall, and has a single drainage hole. Shipped with a matching saucer.



WEATHER PERMITTING - Working with Mother Nature

In our business, we work closely with Mother Nature. In the colder months when we stipulate that an item is shipped “weather permitting”, that means temperatures outside our shipping facility in northwestern Connecticut and along the shipping route must be warm enough for tender plants to survive in unheated delivery trucks. Our practice of waiting for windows of milder weather may result in the occasional delay, but our customers tend to appreciate the care we take to make certain their plants arrive in the very best possible condition. Questions? Don’t hesitate to call our customer service staff at 1-800-411-6159.


The size of the plants we ship has been selected to reduce the shock of transplanting. For some, this means a large, bareroot crown. Others cannot travel bareroot or transplant best if grown in containers. We ship these perennials and annuals in 1 pint pots, except as noted. We must point out that many perennials will not bloom the first year after planting, but will the following year, amply rewarding your patience. We ship bulbs as dormant, bare bulbs, sometimes with some wood shavings or moss. Shrubs, Roses, vines, and other woody plants may be shipped bareroot or in pots. The size of the pot is noted in the quick facts for each item.


We ship our bulbs and plants at the right time for planting in your area, except as noted, with orders dispatched on a first-come, first-served basis by climate zone. Estimated dates for shipping are indicated in the Shipping Details box for each item. Please refer to the Shipping Details box to determine the earliest shipping time. Unless you specify otherwise, fertilizers, tools, and other non-plant items are shipped with your plants or bulbs. Please supply a street address for delivery. Kindly contact us with two weeks notice, if you'll be away at expected time of delivery.


We guarantee to ship plants that are in prime condition for growing. If your order is damaged or fails to meet your expectations, we will cheerfully replace or refund it. Please contact our Customer Service Department at 1-800-503-9624 or email us at [email protected]. Please include your order number or customer number when contacting us.



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Lovely plant

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Lovely plant in handsome planter. Arrived promptly & beautifully packed.

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Growing guide

Growing guide
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Latin Name Pronunciation: plek-tran'-thus

This unfussy genus in the Mint family is native from Africa to Asia and the Pacific Islands.

Plectranthus is a vigorous grower in full sun or partial shade (required in warm inland areas of the West) and evenly moist soil. Plants should not be allowed to dry out. Pinch as needed to keep bushy and compact in annual containers or beds. 

Plectranthus 'Mona Lavender' grows well as a houseplant in bright, indirect light or partial sun. A daylength of 12 hours or less promotes flowering. Day and night temperatures of 50-80°F are fine year round. Water when the top 1" of the potting mix is dry to the touch. Withhold fertilizer while your plant is in flower during the short days of the year. After flowering has finished, feed every 2 weeks with a water-soluble fertilizer that is lower in phosphorus (such as 20-10-20) mixed at ½ strength. Keep your plant compact by occasionally pinching off the tips of new shoots. This allows side branches to develop. Cut off flower stalks when their blooms have faded. About once a year, repot into a larger container (one that is 1-2" greater in diameter), using a well-drained potting mix.

For information on planting and care of annuals, click How to grow annuals.

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