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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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Common names
  • Silver Spurflower
  • Silvery Plectranthus
  • Brazilian Coleus

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Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2023-10-14
Photo by longk
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2022-10-26
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2023-10-14
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2022-08-20
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2022-10-26
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2023-05-20
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2023-05-20
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2022-03-12
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2022-06-08
An explosion of side branches is forming after removing the tip o
Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, Australia
Date: 2014-02-19
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2017-07-22
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2017-11-12
Photo by longk
Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UK
Date: 2021-07-15
Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, Australia
Date: 2014-02-19
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2017-11-12
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2021-07-17
Cutting after 3 weeks in water.
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2021-07-17
Cutting after 3 weeks in water.

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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UK
Date: 2020-07-10
Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UK
Date: 2020-08-22
Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UK
Date: 2020-09-05
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