Week 18 – May 05, 2021

Plant Information

Silver Crest Plectranthus

  • Silver Crest Plectranthus - Bloom
  • Silver Crest Plectranthus - Container
  • Silver Crest Plectranthus - Landscape
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Plectranthus argentatus

Common Name: Swedish Ivy

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded, Spreading

Characteristics: Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Light

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Height: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Width: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun

General Information: A compact Plectranthus with smaller slivery fuzzy-textured foliage and blush white flowers.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 5 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: 4 to 6 weeks

  • Compact accent plant is an easy and economical choice for mixed containers, baskets and landscapes.
  • Tolerant of heat and water stress.
  • Silvery green, fuzzy foliage and small, blush white flowers on well-branched, trailing plants.