Silver Spurflower (Plectranthus argentatus)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 2 to 3 feet, possibly 4 feet.
Plant Spread: Variable, ususally 2 to 3 feet, possibly wider.
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Deciduous
Fragrant
Other: Pubescent (fuzzy), silvery, gray-green
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Pale bluish-white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Uses: Guardian plant
Suitable as Annual
Resistances: Tolerates dry shade
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Other: 1999 Plant Select Winner

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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, AustraliaDate: 2014-02-19
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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, AustraliaDate: 2014-02-19
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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favorite fuzzy foliage by purpleinopp Jul 18, 2018 11:43 PM 25
Now I just know EVERYONE wants a landscape like MINE!!!!!!!!!!!! by DavidofDeLand Jul 18, 2015 1:57 PM 202
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My Coleus for 2013 by ge1836 Dec 22, 2013 6:55 AM 177
Finding duplicates in the database by dave Mar 17, 2015 7:29 PM 165

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