Silver or gray foliage plants can complement nearly any garden, and many of them are low maintenance too. Most of these interesting plants perform well in hot or dry areas. In fact, a large number of plants with gray and silver foliage are even native to drought-like environments. The main reason Author: Nikki Tilley. Beautiful plant; beyond the words when in full bloom. The dazzling display of magenta or deep pink or purplish flowers from spring to summer together with grey-green silvery foliage is exquisite. The best thing about this perennial is that it is hardy in USDA Zones 4-10, which means it can be grown in both colder and warmer climates. 5.
Wooly thyme's Latin name, Thymus pseudolanuginosus, refers to the wool-like feel of its leaves. The leaves are gray-green, but the silver hairs on the foliage also give wooly thyme a silvery, fuzzy look. This is a creeping ground cover plant, growing to only about three inches high. Author: David Beaulieu. Best Silver-Leaf Plants for Your Garden Best Silver-Leaf Plants for Your Garden. Save Pin. More. View its silvery-gray leaves are ornamental on their own. Note: Rose campion can self-seed abundantly; some gardeners find it a bit of a pest once it Lamb's ears usually wins the award for softest garden plant. Its silvery leaves are coated.
The leaves are heart-shaped and are the most striking foliage producers. The leaves can be bright red, green, pink, silver, gray and purple in vibrant combinations and patterns. The leaves are slightly hairy and textured adding to the interest of the foliage. The flowers will tend to be hidden in the foliage. Rhizomatous Begonia LeavesAuthor: Bonnie L. Grant. 10 AGM-winning trees and shrubs with silver foliage. Trees and shrubs with silvery or greyish foliage are invaluable for two reasons. Firstly, they don't clash with other colours in the garden, so they can fit in anywhere. Secondly, many are unusually tolerant of drought – a useful feature in dry summers and with watering becoming more expensive.
Invasive Plants of Concern in Ohio Tree-of-heaven (Ailanthus altissima) Tree-of-heaven is a fast-growing tree that was introduced for ornamental purposes. It is often found in disturbed woodlands, fencerows, old fields, pastures, utility right-of-ways, as well as in unmanaged green spaces in urban areas. 7 Sensational Silver Plants Most of the beautiful, silvery artemisias (named for the goddess Artemis) benefit from being cut back just before or after flowering to prevent the plant from sprawling. Photo by Saxon Holt. Welcome to Mother Earth Living, the authority on green lifestyle and design.
Aug 22, 2019- Explore donstatham's board "Silver / Grey foliage plants in the garden", followed by 111 people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Garden, Plants and Garden landscaping. Fruit eaten by woodpecker, bluejay, catbird, brown thrasher, robin, cedar waxwing and cardinal Grows 8 feet tall; 8 feet wide Hardiness zone 3.