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Find plants that have silver to gray leaves or stems or are marked with these colors. An easy way to color coordinate for your garden, containers, and landscapes.

 

Large showy horizontal spikes composed of soft primrose colored, large, pea-shaped blossoms are produced in early spring providing rich rewards to native pollinators, particularly queen bumblebees. The arching spikes sit along blue-green stems adorned with round, 3-5 foliate leaves that fade to gray as summer wanes. The black grape-like clusters of ripened seed pods offer forage to wildlife like quail and wild turkey or spread the seeds and grow more of this beautiful and long lived native perennial. Long-Bract Wild Indigo is one of the lower growing Baptisias and rarely seems to exceed 18-24" high but may spread to 36" across at maturity. Item# 10870.

Grows To: 1-2'H x 2-3'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sun
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Longwood Blue Bluebeard, Spiraea, Caryopteris

Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Longwood Blue'

Dense clusters of fragrant dark azure to blue-violet flowers nearly cover up the nicely contrasting blue-gray foliage of this shrubby perennial beginning in mid to late summer and continuing into fall. The flowers attract butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. Longwood Blue Bluebeard is a vigorous freely flowering selection of Caryopteris growing to 4' high and 3-4' wide and selected by Longwood Gardens of Pennsylvania. Caryopteris prefers a well-drained soil in a full to mostly sunny position. Somewhat drought resistant once well-established. A Missouri Botanic Gardens Plant of Merit award winner. Item# 11671

Grows To: 3-4'H x 3-4'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny

Louisa's Hardy Calathea, Prayer Plant

Goeppertia louisae, Calathea louisae

Dark green elongated foliage with wavy edges is heavily variegated with contrasting lighter patches along the midvein reaching nearly to the edge of the leaf. Louisa's Hardy Calathea or Prayer Plant, Goeppertia louisae previously Calathea louisae, is a suprisingly hardy and tough low growing tropical groundcover that thrives in moist shaded conditions in the garden as well as in containers. This Brazilian beauty readily multiplies under good conditions making an easy and forgiving indoor or shaded porch or patio specimen and can also be grown beneath larger plants that like similar conditions. Provide a moist to average moist well-drained fertile soil and high humidity for optimum growth and vigor. Item# 12289

Grows To: 24-36"H x 12-18"W space about 8" or more apart
Outdoor Light: Light shade, Cool sunlight like very early morning sun
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Mexican Hat, Grey Headed Coneflower, Upright Prairie Coneflower, Red Hats

Ratibida columnifera, R. columnaris, Rudbeckia columnifera

Solid burgundy, burgundy tipped with yellow (the typical color), to solid yellow ray flowers surround the tall narrow grayish green cones of disc flowers and may be produced from late spring well into fall under average moisture conditions. The Mexican Hat or Gray Headed Coneflower, Ratibida columnifera, is an exceptionally easy to grow heat and sun-loving tap-rooted native perennial that is tough enough for roadside plantings right up next to the asphalt but colorful enough to be utilized in informal cottage garden settings. The flowers attract smaller pollinators and other garden beneficials and the somewhat lacy gray green foliage contrasts nicely with surrounding perennials. Provide a full to mostly sunny site in soils with average or better drainage. Item# 10965

Grows To: 20-30''H x 24-36''W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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MONARCH® Glass Slippers Butterfly Bush, Buddleja

Buddleja 'Glass Slippers' PP27832

The 7-12" long conical panicles are composed of numerous fragrant icy periwinkle blue flowers that attract pollinators of all shapes and sizes throughout summer and into fall. MONARCH® Glass Slippers Butterfly Bush is a deciduous to semi-evergreen shrub with gray-green foliage and a densely branching compact, mounding habit that matures to about 3'H x 4-5'W. The nectar rich flowers attract butterflies, bees, hummingbirds, and other garden beneficals. Provide a well-drained soil in a full to mostly sunny site for optimum vigor and flowering. Images courtesy of Walter's Gardens, Inc., all rights reserved. Item# 12836

 

Grows To: 3'H x 4-5'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 30
US$14.99
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MONARCH® Queen of Hearts Butterfly Bush, Buddleja

Buddleja davidii 'Queen of Hearts' PP27987

The 7-9" long conical panicles are composed of numerous fragrant magenta flowers that attract pollinators of all shapes and sizes throughout summer and into fall. MONARCH® Queen of Hearts Butterfly Bush is a deciduous to semi-evergreen shrub with a densely branching compact habit that matures to about 3'H x 3-4'W. The fragrant dark reddish-pink flowers attract butterflies, bees, hummingbirds, and other garden beneficals. This Walter's Gardens introduction is part of the MONARCH® Butterfly Bush series that have been selected for rich colors, excellent flower power, and a midsize habit. Provide a well-drained soil in a full to mostly sunny site for optimum vigor and flowering. Images courtesy of Walter's Gardens, Inc., all rights reserved. Item# 12062

 

Grows To: 2-3'H x 3-4'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Mother of Thousands, Big Momma Kalanchoe

Kalanchoe laetivirens, K. x 'crenatodaigremontianum', Bryophyllum crenatodaigremontianum

A very unusual, succulent plant whose large, 2-3 inch by 5-8 inch, bluish-green leaves have baby plantlets all around the serrated edges, giving them a dainty, unique appearance. Mother of Thousands often send up a tall spike of bell-shaped, pinkish flowers in early spring, and are extremely easy to grow. Item# 514.

Grows To: 12-18''H x 12-18''W
Outdoor Light: Light shade, Part shade

Mother of Thousands, Big Momma Kalanchoe

Kalanchoe laetivirens, K. x 'crenatodaigremontianum', Bryophyllum crenatodaigremontianum

A very unusual, succulent plant whose large, 2-3 inch by 5-8 inch, bluish-green leaves have baby plantlets all around the serrated edges, giving them a dainty, unique appearance. Mother of Thousands often send up a tall spike of bell-shaped, pinkish flowers in early spring, and are extremely easy to grow. Item # 9503.

Grows To: 12-18''H x 12-18''W
Outdoor Light: Light shade, Part shade
2.25 inch Pot / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
Currently In Stock: 25
US$12.99

Mountain Fire Senecio

Senecio cephalophorus, Kleinia cephalophora

Brilliant, fiery orange balls of flowers are born atop sturdy, succulent gray stems and foliage throughout the year under frost free conditions. Mountain Fire Senecio is a tropical, drought tolerant, low evergreen shrub-like perennial that makes a beautiful addition to mixed cactus gardens or even as a small specimen plant. Provide full sun where possible and keep it on the dryer side of moist. A favorite nectar source of the Sulphur butterflies that enter the greenhouse! Item# 10214

Grows To: 12-18"H x 12-18"W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
2.25 inch Pot / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
Currently In Stock: 8
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Never Never Plant, Prayer Plant, Ctenanthe

Ctenanthe setosa, Maranta setosa, Stromanthe setosa

The large, oval, green to blue green tropical foliage is heavily variegated with silvery white with a red-purple reverse and are perched at the ends of long red-purple petioles. The Never Never Plant, Ctenanthe setosa, is a suprisingly tough and cold hardy, rhizomatous, shade-loving tropical plant that can be grown as a container plant on a shaded porch or patio or utilize it as a low maintenance groundcover in mild winter climates (zones 9-10). It does prefer high humidity and so may need periodic misting or you can sit its container on a saucer full of rocks to supplement it. The stems of this Never Never Plant can reach nearly 3' high at maturity and like its cousins, the Prayer Plants, the leaves may fold up at night, they also have the ability to roll up to conserve moisture during dryer periods. Provide an average moist, fertile soil for optimum growth and vigor. Item# 12288

Grows To: 24-36"H x 12-18"W space about 8" or more apart
Outdoor Light: Shade, Light shade, Cool sunlight like very early morning sun
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Orange Sceptre Butterfly Bush

Buddleja x 'Orange Sceptre'

Tall dense spikes of golden-orange nectar rich flowers are produced throughout the year in mild winter climates atop an upright growing shrub with dense velvety gray foliage. Orange Sceptre Butterfly Bush is a hybrid Buddleja that remains evergreen in mild winter climates like zone 9 and warmer. The flowers attract larger bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Provide a full to mostly sunny location in an average moist well-drained soil for optimum health and flowering. Developed by Jon Lindstrom at the University of Arkansas by crossing Buddleja stachyoides x B. tubiflora. Item# 11664

Grows To: 6-8'H x 4-6'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Orange Sceptre Butterfly Bush

Buddleja x 'Orange Sceptre'

Tall dense spikes of golden-orange nectar rich flowers are produced throughout the year in mild winter climates atop an upright growing shrub with dense velvety gray foliage. Orange Sceptre Butterfly Bush is a hybrid Buddleja that remains evergreen in mild winter climates like zone 9 and warmer. The flowers attract larger bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Provide a full to mostly sunny location in an average moist well-drained soil for optimum health and flowering. Developed by Jon Lindstrom at the University of Arkansas by crossing Buddleja stachyoides x B. tubiflora. Item# 12953

Grows To: 6-8'H x 4-6'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Panda Plant, Plush Plant

Kalanchoe tomentosa

The Panda Plant is covered in fine brown hairs on new growth with the foliage maturing to grayish-white with dark brown tips. The dense fuzzy hairs give this Kalanchoe a soft velvety look. This is an easily grown indoor, porch or patio plant for well-drained soils. The orange color of unglazed terra cotta containers makes for a nice contrast with the foliage and form of the Panda Plant as well as providing a 'breathable' container. Allow the soil to become moderately dry between waterings keeping it slightly more moist when temperatures are higher and slightly less under cooler conditions. Item # 1015

Grows To: 12-18''H x 12-16''W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun

Phenomenal™ Lavender

Lavandula x intermedia 'Niko' PP24193

At last, a Lavender that can withstand the heat and humidity of the Southeastern US! The aptly named Phenomenal™ Lavender produces dense spikes of short-tubular deep blue-purple flowers held well above the compact neatly rounded mounds of gray-green fragrant foliage beginning in mid to late spring and continuing into summer. The flowers of Lavender attract bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinators while the foliage is deer and rabbit resistant. Provide a very well-drained soil in a full to mostly sunny location for optimum health and flowering. Phenomenal™ Lavender can be enjoyed in the garden or landscape as well as in medium-sized containers with quality well-drained soils. Named a 2013 "Must-Grow Perennial" by Better Homes and Gardens. Image courtesy of Peace Tree Farm, all rights reserved. Item# 11699

Grows To: 24-36"H x 36-48"W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 10
US$12.99
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The Pink Silver Harlequin Waxflower or Hoya makes an extremely easy, vigorous, and rewarding indoor, porch, or patio plant. The large thick deep green foliage is heavily speckled with silver and it produces large clusters of waxy dark pink to burgundy lightly fragrant star-shaped flowers. The new growth and vines are often burgundy colored and this Hoya can be grown as a climber on a small trellis or it makes a fantastic hanging basket specimen. Item# 460

Grows To: 6-12''H and trails/climbs
Outdoor Light: Light shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
Currently In Stock: 19
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Pixie Periwinkle Dwarf Blue Baptisia, False Indigo

Baptisia australis 'Pixie Periwinkle'

The dense spikes of light periwinkle blue to light lavender pea-like flowers are held above a compact rounded mound of gray green foliage and are produced in spring. Pixie Periwinkle Dwarf Blue False Indigo or Baptisia was selected for its small compact rounded form, early flowering, and unusual light blue to light lavender flower spikes. A selection of Baptisia australis discovered and introduced by David Leiderman of Hoffie Nursery and GET Group Inc. in 2009. The Baptisias or False Indigos are easy and low-maintenance, deer resistant, long-lived, taprooted perennials that produce more and more flowering spikes with each passing year with some plants producing over a 100 spikes on mature plants. Considered a must for the cutflower garden as the spikes have an excellent vase life. Provide a full to mostly sunny site in a soil with average or better drainage and moderate fertility. The flowers attract bees, the occassional butterfly, and hummingbirds. Item# 12463

Grows To: 20-30''H x 24-36''W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 16
US$14.99

Clusters of white to lilac, up to 1" wide, star-shaped, lightly fragrant flowers are produced nearly continuously throughout the warmer months of the year. The large velvety, white to gray green, large rounded tropical foliage of the Giant Milkweed make excellent fodder for Monarch caterpillars and one leaf can provide a substantial amount of food. A large growing shrub in tropical climates where it can be trained into a tree form, grown as a shrub, or hedge. The Giant Milkweed can easily be maintained as a large container plant. Item# 11436

Grows To: 8'H x 4-6'W, to 12-15'H in tropical climates
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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The large rounded clusters of deep purple to nearing black, star-shaped, slightly fuzzy flowers are centered by a deep red, star-shaped, button-like corona that are produced in spring and summer with some sources suggesting that the flowers are fragrant. Red Buttons Hoya, a selection or hybrid of Hoya pubicalyx, is a vigorous twining tropical vine to epiphyte with wide, ovate, deep green foliage that is splashed with silvery flecking. New foliage and vines are often a deep purple to deep burgundy. This an easy and reliable cultivar well suited to hanging basket culture, as a table top specimen, and is vigorous enough to grow on a small trellis or other support. Item# 12677

Grows To: 6-12''H and trails/climbs to 3'L or more
Outdoor Light: Light shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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The large rounded clusters of deep purple to nearing black, star-shaped, slightly fuzzy flowers are centered by a deep red, star-shaped, button-like corona that are produced in spring and summer with some sources suggesting that the flowers are fragrant. Red Buttons Hoya, a selection or hybrid of Hoya pubicalyx, is a vigorous twining tropical vine to epiphyte with wide, ovate, deep green foliage that is splashed with silvery flecking. New foliage and vines are often a deep purple to deep burgundy. This an easy and reliable cultivar well suited to hanging basket culture, as a table top specimen, and is vigorous enough to grow on a small trellis or other support. Item# 12677

Grows To: 6-12''H and trails/climbs to 3'L or more
Outdoor Light: Light shade
2.25 inch Pot / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
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Red Midget Dwarf Mexican Hat, Grey Headed Coneflower, Upright Prairie Coneflower, Red Hats

Ratibida columnifera 'Red Midget', R. columnaris, Rudbeckia columnifera

Each golden yellow petal is heavily splashed with burgundy and surround the tall brown central cone of each daisy-like flower. Finely textured blue-gray foliage on a plant that becomes more dense with age. Blooms from late spring through summer. This is a tough and hardy, perennial US Native. Great for smaller pollinators. Item# 9141.

Grows To: 18-24''H x 24-30''W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun

Royal Purple Prairieblues™ Baptisia, False Indigo

Baptisia 'Royal Purple' PP25508

The dense 18" high flowers spikes are composed deep violet-purple pea-shaped flowers are held well above an among the blue-green foliage on this vigorous Baptisia hybrid. Royal Purple Prairieblues™ Baptisia or False Indigo, is a complex hybrid developed by Dr. Jim Ault of the Chicago Botanic Gardens and Chicagoland Grows that exhibits a strong resemblence to the Wild Blue Indigo, Baptisia australis, including sharing this parent's vigor on this clump-forming herbaceous perennial. The Prairieblues™ Baptisias were selected not only for their unique colors but also for their extra large flower spikes, durability, and vigor. These are easy and low-maintenance, deer resistant, long-lived, taprooted perennials that produce more and more flowering spikes with each passing year with some plants producing over a 100 spikes on mature plants. Considered a must for the cutflower garden as the spikes have an excellent vase life. Provide a full to mostly sunny site in a soil with average or better drainage and moderate fertility. Images courtesy of Chicagoland Grows®, all rights reserved.  Item# 12463

Grows To: 3-4'H x 4-5'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 12
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Sensational! Lavender

Lavandula x intermedia 'Tesseract' PP31786

4" high flower spikes composed of fragrant, rich purple flowers are perched high above the gray and green foliage on sturdy stems attracting bees, butterflies, and other pollinators. Sensational! Lavender is the next step beyond the exceptionally popular Phenonmenal™ with a summer-long flowering season and beautiful near white silvery winter foliage all on a naturally rounded, compact growing, reliably hardy plant with excellent disease resistance meaning that we can even grow it in the hot and humid Southeastern US. Enjoy this new Lavender as an easy care container specimen for medium-sized containers or add it to a sunny garden or landscape for year round color. Provide  Sensational! Lavender with a full to mostly sunny location in a well-drained soil. Images courtesy of Concept Plants®, all rights reserved. Item# 12403

Grows To: 24"H x 30-36"W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 38
US$12.99
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Thick round silver-green to blue-green foliage adorns this unusual and easily grown drought tolerant succulent-like woody vine. This unusual member of the Cucumber family or Cucurbitaceae lends itself to pyramidal and narrow upright wire forms like the obelisk and is perfect for container culture. Small clusters of tiny yellowish-green flowers are sometimes produced in spring and may be followed by small fruits on female plants. A very unusual and interesting specimen plant. Item # 10002.

Grows To: Can grow to 8'H+
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade, Light shade
2.25 inch Pot / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
Currently In Stock: 19
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Thick round silver-green to blue-green foliage adorns this unusual and easily grown drought tolerant succulent-like woody vine. This unusual member of the Cucumber family or Cucurbitaceae lends itself to pyramidal and narrow upright wire forms like the obelisk and is perfect for container culture. Small clusters of tiny yellowish-green flowers are sometimes produced in spring and may be followed by small fruits on female plants. A very unusual and interesting specimen plant. Item # 12011.

Grows To: Can grow to 8'H+
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade, Light shade

Large showy horizontal spikes composed of soft primrose colored, large, pea-shaped blossoms are produced in early spring providing rich rewards to native pollinators, particularly queen bumblebees. The arching spikes sit along blue-green stems adorned with round, 3-5 foliate leaves that fade to gray as summer wanes. The black grape-like clusters of ripened seed pods offer forage to wildlife like quail and wild turkey or spread the seeds and grow more of this beautiful and long lived native perennial. Long-Bract Wild Indigo is one of the lower growing Baptisias and rarely seems to exceed 18-24" high but may spread to 36" across at maturity. Item# 10870.

Grows To: 1-2'H x 2-3'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sun
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 0
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