Puriri Lane | Plectranthus argentatus
Puriri Lane | Plectranthus argentatus
Puriri Lane | Plectranthus argentatus
Puriri Lane | Plectranthus argentatus
Puriri Lane | Plectranthus argentatus

Plectranthus argentatus

Regular price $12.00 Save $-12.00
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perfect for pollinators

Plectranthus argentatus commonly called silver spurflower is an upright-spreading, woody shrub that is actually native to Australia. Its flowers are a pretty mauvey blue but this plant is usually grown for its attractive velvety foliage. It is best grown in a well-drained situation in partial shade. 

The plants are tolerant of full sun in cooler areas and can also cope with humidity and some soil dryness once established. Plants are intolerant of frost although ours cope perfectly well as some are under deciduous trees and we get down to zero here with a few winter touches of frost. In colder areas, it may perform more like an annual. If you have a large area to fill then the lovely silver foliage of this plant will lift those partially shaded areas.  Prune back occasionally to keep tight and neat. The flowers are loved by bees.  I like to use the velvety leaves in floral work as they look beautiful with purple and dark coloured flowers as well as enhancing bright colours.

Height 60cm-90cm x spreading

Perennial

Plant size: PB2 - Equivalent 1.2 litres

If you are ordering plants you can get up to 12 plants or a selection of plants, gifts and garden-wares into a box for the below rates 
    • Auckland City | $10
    • Upper North Island | $18 (Northland)
    • Middle North Island | $15  (Bay of Plenty & Waikato)
    • Lower North Island | $18
    • South Island | $29
    • Waiheke or outer lying islands, please contact for a quote
Smaller items such as books, stationery and other items can be sent for a lesser rate which you will see at checkout

Upon checking out, the freight charged is applied based on your location.  If you are rural please select the rural option as rural delivery is an additional $7 Please note the courier will not release your order for delivery if the incorrect option has been selected and we will email you re settlement of the outstanding amount.  

  • All of our orders are dispatched using Aramex (formerly Fastways) fully tracked service   
  • Our freight is calculated by weight and volume.  For plant orders, you may wish to order the maximum number of plants that will fit in a box to make freight more cost-effective or perhaps share an order with a friend
  • Plant orders will only be dispatched on Monday's and Tuesday's this will ensure that your order is not held in a depot over the weekend
  • All parcels are set at "Authority to leave" which means if you're not home at the time of delivery the courier will leave your parcel in a safe place on your property
  • Most Aramex deliveries are a two-day service with the exception of rural delivery which may add up to two days.
  • If you are wanting more than twelve plants, get in contact with us for a quote for freight
  • Corten steel garden stakes are considered over size for rural delivery so these can be sent but you will need to collect these from your local depot 

All rates detailed are for parcels up to 15kgs

Please note that on occasion Aramex may deem an area to be rural where other companies may not, this unfortunately is outside of our control as Aramex are the preferred courier for live plants, as other couriers will not transport them. Where this occurs we will need to get in touch to get you to deposit the additional rural fee

QUESTIONS RE DELIVERY?

Please get in contact with us here or email us at hello@puririlane.co.nz

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