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Plectranthus barbatus var. grandis 'White Rhino will be available to ship on Mar 15, 2022.  Just in time for your early spring planting
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Plectranthus barbatus var. grandis 'White Rhino
Plectranthus barbatus var. grandis 'White Rhino
Plectranthus barbatus var. grandis 'White Rhino
Plectranthus barbatus var. grandis 'White Rhino

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Plectranthus barbatus var. grandis 'White Rhino

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(White Rhino Indian Coleus) The largest Plectranthus we grow, both in stature and in leaf size - growing to 3 feet plus tall, with leaves 4 inches long and 3 inches wide. The intricate three-color variegation is enhanced by the golden glow of the new growing leaves. This is a spectacular plant in all ways.
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Common name This is the non-scientific name used for a plant. A plant may have several common names, depending on the gardener's location. To further confuse the matter, a common name may be shared by several completely different plants. At Flowers by the Sea, we rely on the scientific name to identify our plants and avoid confusion. White Rhino Indian Coleus
USDA Zones The U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones indicate the temperature zones where a plant is likely to thrive. It is determined by the average annual winter minimum temperature. Actual winter temperatures may be higher or lower than the average. 9 - 11
Size (h/w/fh) The anticipated mature size of the plant: Height, Width & Flower Height. 72"+/48"/80"+
Exposure This is the average amount of sunlight that a plant needs to thrive. Generally, full sun exposure is 6 or more hours of direct sun daily while partial shade is less than 4 hours of sun or dappled shade all day. Plants may tolerate more sunlight in cooler climates and need afternoon shade in extremely hot climates. Partial to full shade
Soil type This is the kind of soil that a plant needs to thrive. Most plants require a well-drained soil that allows the water to soak into the soil without becoming soggy. Sandy and clay soils can be improved by digging in compost to improve drainage. Any well drained
Water needs Plants have specific water requirements. Water loving means the plant needs regular watering to keep the soil moist. Average generally indicates applying 1 inch of water per week, or watering when the soil is dry to a depth of 3 to 4 inches. One inch of water is equal to 5 gallons per square yard of soil surface. Average
Pot size This is the size of the pot your plant will arrive in. All will be well rooted & branched and ready to grow when planted. Our STANDARD pot is 3 1/2 inches across and 4 inches deep and have a volume of 1.0 pints or 473 ml. Standard
Container plant? "Yes" indicates that this plant can be successfully grown as a container plant. Yes
Mature height The mature height of this plant in average conditions. 6 feet plus
Mature spread The mature width of this plant in average conditions. 4 to 5 feet
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  • Plectranthus barbatus var. grandis 'White Rhino
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This plant is easy to grow in a variety of conditions.
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(White Rhino Indian Coleus) The largest Plectranthus we grow, both in stature and in leaf size - growing to 3 feet plus tall, with leaves 4 inches long and 3 inches wide. The intricate three-color variegation is enhanced by the golden glow of the new growing leaves. This is a spectacular plant in all ways.

Give this one plenty or room, and no direct sun.  Not picky about soil richness or water, it does need good drainage. From the mountains of India and Nepal, it was until fairly recently considered to be in the genus Coleus.

This plant is used in Ayurvedic medicine for a wide variety of maladies.