Plectranthus fruticosus 'James' (Pink Spur Flower)
Species: P. fruticosus
Binomial name: Plectranthus fruticosus
Common names: Pink Spur Flower
Plectranthus fruticosus is a fast-growing robust, upright, soft-wooded perennial shrub that will reach a height of up to 2m. It is native to temperate South Africa from Caledon in the Western Cape to the Limpopo Province.
There is a form called Plectranthus fruticosus 'James' which is found at high altitudes (1000m+) on exposed rocky outcrops in an area around the Mpumalanga - Swaziland border.
It has heart shaped leaves are soft to touch and are are heavily veined and with margins that are toothed.
Its inflorescences are elongated branched terminal panicles, 80-250 mm long with pink to purple flowers. They appear from February to March & April.