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Silver or Gray Foliage/Stems or Marked with Gray or Silver

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.

 

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, Part sun
2.25 inch Pot / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 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
Currently In Stock: 6
US$9.99
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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, Part sun, Part shade

Pewter Bush

Strobilanthes gossypinus

The interesting fuzzy foliage of Pewter Bush has a golden hue when the leaves are young and then matures to silver. Sure to be a conversation piece, this easy to grow, small and shrub-like tropical makes a beautiful container specimen, add it to mixed container gardens, or even as a tender perennial in warm winter climates. Like its purple cousin, Persian Shield, it seems to prefer more shade than sun and even then it should be cool sunlight like filtered sun or early morning or late afternoon sun. Item# 10785.

Grows To: 2-4'H x 2-3'W
Outdoor Light: Part sun, Part shade, AM sun
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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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: 11
US$12.99

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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Russian Sage

Perovskia atriplicifolia

Spikes of light blue tubular flowers are borne from summer to fall atop the softly textured blue-gray foliage of this 1995 Perennial Plant of the Year. Russian Sage is an upright to spreading durable, drought and deer resistant shrub-like perennial that is tolerant of poor soils and requires minimal care once established in the landscape. This member of the mint family is almost continuously visited by a variety of pollinators when in flower but bees seem to especially relish its rewards. Not a true Salvia as most Sages are but the foliage is distinctly fragrant never the less. Item# 10805.

Grows To: 3-5'H x 4-6'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sun
3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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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: 3
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Spanish Snapdragon, Creeping Snapdragon

Antirrhinum hispanicum 'Roseum', A. glutinosum

A freely flowering summer blooming Snapdragon, this easy to grow perennial produces dense spikes of soft rosy pink flowers with primrose yellow and peachy orange nectar guides that sit atop a compact mound of handsome fuzzy gray-green foliage. The Spanish Snapdragon, a native of the drier Meditteranean region of Europe, is a suprisingly winter hardy species growing about twice as wide as it is high and may trail somewhat when grown as a container plant. It is best suited to soils with excellent drainage in a full to mostly sunny location and makes a forgiving container specimen that will dazzle for weeks. Even with its preferences for drier conditions it has been quite tolerant of growing in average moist well-drainedsoils in our hot and humid southern zone 8B climate. Moderately drought resistant once well-established and considered to be deer and rabbit resistant. Item# 11695

Grows To: 12-18"H x 18-24"W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part sun, Part shade, Light shade

Banana shaped succulent green foliage adorns the creeping to trailing stems of this adorable, easy to grow South African succulent. The String of Bananas prefers high indirect sunlight or cool morning sunlight at most and a well-drained soil. Enjoy it in a bright window or as a hanging plant or in mixed cactus gardens on a covered patio or porch during the warmest months of the year. Allow the soil to become dry between waterings. Item# 660

Grows To: 6-12''H and trailing to 4-5'L
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Part shade, Light shade

String of Nickles, Button Orchid

Dischidia nummularia, D. minor

A trailing, perennial succulent with flat, round, ½” grayish leaves, which give the appearance of hanging coins on a string. The String of Nickels produces clusters of tiny creamy white flowers that may be followed by fuzzy white seeds. This unique trailing plant from the tropical rain forest is easy to grow making beautiful hanging baskets or cascading down the sides of tall pots as well as in terrariums and even on living wreaths. item# 655.

Grows To: Trailing to 2-4'L
Outdoor Light: Light shade, Part shade, Cool AM sunlight
2.25 inch Pot / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
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Summer Sips™ Sangria Butterfly Bush, Buddleia

Buddleja x ‘SRPbudsan’ PPTBS

The first sterile red flowered cultivar! Summer Sips™ Sangria Buddleia, or Butterfly Bush, produces wave after wave of deep purplish-red, fragrant, nectar rich flowers in dense conical clusters throughout the growing season. Sterile flowered Buddleias can flower nearly continuously throughout the growing season and practically eliminate the chance that this plant will become an invasive species. Summer Sips™ Sangria Butterfly Bush has a nice dense compact habit and contrasting gray-green foliage. It matures to about 4' high and wide making it small enough for sunny containers or as an addition to the garden and landscape.Item# 11437

Grows To: 3-4'H x 3-4'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 4
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Variegated Caricature Plant, Jamaican Croton, Key West Snow

Graptophyllum pictum 'Alba Marginata', Eranthemum albomarginatum, Pseuderanthemum albomarginatum, albo-marginatum

The large bluish-green foliage is edged in creamy white with the variegation creating a silver cast to the wavy foliage. Loose spikes of deep reddish-purple curving tubular flowers are produced throughout the growing season on established plants. The tropical Variegated Caricature Plant has a naturally upright to bushy habit and makes for an easy shade-loving container plant. Item# 11509

Grows To: 2-3'H x 1-2'W to 4-6'H x 3-4'W
Outdoor Light: Light shade, Filtered sunlight, Cool sunlight

White Trailing Lantana, Weeping Lantana

Lantana montevidensis 'Trailing White'

Clusters of pure white flowers are borne from spring to frost on this easy and adaptable perennial. With a low, naturally spreading to weeping habit White Trailing Lantana makes an excellent choice for the garden or as a spiller in mixed containers. Excellent for butterflies, bees and other pollinators. Evergreen in mild winter climates and makes a wonderful freely flowering groundcover. Item# 10791.

Grows To: 1-2'H x 4-6'+W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun

Wooly Butterfly Bush, Buddleja

Buddleja marrubiifolia

1" dense rounded balls composed of yellow to reddish orange nectar-rich tubular flowers contrast nicely with the fuzzy gray green foliage of this native Buddleja species. The Wooly Butterfly Bush is a spring and summer flowering, naturally open evergreen shrub that is heat loving and drought resistant once well-established. Found native in the very southern most portion of the western tip of Texas and into Mexico it is suprisingly cold hardy well into zone 8B. We honestly kind of expected this shrub to melt under the deluge of rain and humidity here in southwestern Louisiana but it has proven to be a trooper even in a partially shaded site. Provide a well-drained soil and a full to mostly sunny position for optimum vigor and flowering. Item# 11953

Grows To: 3-5'H x 3-5'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
Currently In Stock: 0
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Yellow Boy Mexican Hat, Grey Headed Coneflower, Upright Prairie Coneflower, Red Hats

Ratibida columnifera 'Yellow Boy', R. columnaris, Rudbeckia columnifera

Brilliant golden yellow drooping petals surround the tall gray cones from late spring to fall. This is a solid yellow flowered seed grown strain that we have selected. Mexican Hat is an easy to grow clump forming perennial with finely textured blue-gray foliage. A tough, drought resistant, hardy and reliable US native perennial. The disc flowers that compose the 'cone' attract a variety of smaller pollinators. Item# 10985

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

A rosette of mid-green leaves with irregular white cross bands. Occasionally produces a succession of white star like blooms from the center of the plant. Use this larger growing Cryptanthus in mixed container gardens for a striking color and texture contrast.Item # 760.

Grows To: 6-10''H x 10-16''W
Outdoor Light: Light shade, Early AM sun
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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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, Part sun
2.25 inch Pot / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
Currently In Stock: 0
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