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Plectranthus argentatus 'Silver Shield'

Common Name: Silver Spur Flower, Silver Plectranthus

Plant Family: Lamiaceae

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Plectranthus argentatus 'Silver Shield'
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Price:  £6.50
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5 in stock

Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below):  9 cm pots


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Tender (plus 5 to 10 deg. C.)
Position/ Situation:  Summer Patio
Sun/ Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Planting Style:  sensory
Suggested Use:  Growing in Pots
Season of Interest:  Spring to autumn
Scent:  No Scent
Flower Colour:  Purple
Leaf Colour:  Grey
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Bushy
Evergreen:  Yes
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes


Strong-growing plant with striking silvery soft grey leaves and spikes of mauve flowers in summer. Prune back after flowering or in spring to promote bushy growth. Good for the summer patio or in a sensory garden where the tactile soft hairy leaves can be stroked


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.