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Plectranthus argentatus

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Plectranthus argentatus

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Silver Spurflower,
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Wantirna
B11, Indoor, A8
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Wantirna
B11, Indoor, A8
Size: 14cm
Available: 20
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.40 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $7.05 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Plectranthus argentatus Silver Spurflower,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Bun Shaped, Rounded, Shrub Like, Spreading

Description:
A native, ornamental bedding plant grown for its soft, silver foliage. Prefers shade and grows to 1m tall, producing masses of sage-like blue/white flowers in Autumn. Drought tolerant.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade, Shade Any

Landscape Use(s)
Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Low Water Garden, Shady Garden, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Fast growing, this shrub quickly forms a mass of silver. Tolerates drought once established and can be used in fairly shady areas through to almost full sun. Leaves will become scorched in very hot sun however. Prune after flowering, and to remove any sun damage. Use slow release native fertiliser once a year.

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Grey, Silver
Flower Colour: Blue, Purple, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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