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  1. Salvia radula

    Salvia radula is a hardy, evergreen perennial with large, quilted, aromatic, grey-green leaves that have woolly, white undersides and are crowded at the base of the plant. The leaves are an attractive feature of the plant.

    Luminescent, white flower spikes are borne during summer. These are showy and held well above the plant.

    Bees and butterflies are attracted to the flowers. It has many medicinal uses.

    Plant in groups to add texture and colour to a garden bed. Makes a great addition to a cottage-style garden and rockery.

    Prune quite severely after flowering to keep in shape.

    This drought-tolerant plant requires full sun and well-drained soil.

    Size: 30 to 40cm

     

  2. Pachypodium saundersiae

    Pachypodium saundersiae is a semi hardy, deciduous succulent shrub that has a large, irregularly swollen stem with thick branches and a silvery-grey bark with hard white spines.

    From April to June it bears large, attractive, frilly, white, tubular flowers that are suffused with reddish-purple. The fruit is a grey, two-lobed pod that resembles horns.

    A lovely garden or container plant for full sun and well-drained soil.

    Water sparingly.

    Size: Up to 1m