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Including Plectranthus ‘Zulu Wonder’, and Plectranthus argentatus ‘Longwood Silver’

Plectranthus

    

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Plectranthus argentatus ‘Longwood Silver’  full sun  partial shade
Plectranthus argentatus Longwood Silver Plectranthus argentatus Longwood Silver

A remarkable foliage plant with a soft and alluring presence, ‘Longwood Silver’ is equally suited to the border or container. It quickly develops felted, silvery leaves that become greenish gray and more textured with age. Intriguing fuzzy stems seem to glow with a purplish hue that’s echoed in the terminal flower panicles.

Blooms August–October.

Size: 2' 0" high x 3' 0" wide; hardy to zone 8.


Plectranthus argentatus ‘Longwood Silver’ (P-0607)
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Plectranthus ‘Zulu Wonder’  full sun  partial shade
Plectranthus  Zulu Wonder

With decoratively toothed margins and prominent veins, thick rounded green foliage flaunts sumptuous dark reddish purple flipsides, while the same rich hue suffuses the succulent stems, long leaf petioles and midribs. The stunning foliar contrast is reason enough to plant this south African beauty, but the delightful late season showing of speckled dark lilac flowers on long spires makes it indispensable.

Blooms August–October.

Size: 10" high x 18"–2' 0" wide; hardy to zone 9.

Plectranthus ‘Zulu Wonder’ (P-1732)
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I wanted this arrangement to celebrate the diverse beauty that autumn affords. It was photographed by acclaimed garden photographer, Saxon Holt, who happened to be visiting us.

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Here at Digging Dog, we’ve had some welcome rain to actually soak the soil. With the onset of shorter days and chilly nights, a quieter contemplative mood envelopes parts of the garden. As many herbaceous plants are fading into dormancy, evergreen shrubs, bold-toned leaves, textural seed-heads plus plump glistening berries take center stage. The impressive group of plants featured in this newsletter caught my eye when I strolled through the nursery and garden yesterday. I hope you enjoy these compelling autumnal offerings. In many locales throughout the country, there’s still time to tuck some botanical gems into an empty garden nook.

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