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botanical name:
Plectranthus argentatus
Plectranthus argentatus © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 1.00m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: white
stem/bark: purple
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 10°C
USDA zone: 11 to 11
description:
Tender evergreen shrub with ovate, scallop-edged, silver-hairy, pale grey-green leaves on mauve-purple stems. Terminal spikes of small tubular, bluish-white flowers in summer.

cultivation:
Well drained soil in sun or dappled shade. Needs winter protection in cool climates, best grown in a conservatory but may be moved outside in summer.

usage:
Borders in warm climates or containers.

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