Silver Tree - Proteaceae. The silver tree grows on moist, usually south-facing slopes, on granite clays in fynbos vegetation and on the margins of forest patches.
Athyrium, Ghost Glowing fronds are a standout in shady areas. A much-prized fern for drifts in shady gardens. Fronds with their metallic silver sheen seem to glow, with maroon midribs adding accents in the shade. Upright clumps spread slowly and blends well with small, low-growing perennials. Easy to grow in rich, moist, well-drained soil.
Best Silver-Leaf Plants for Your Garden
Name: Lamium 'Purple Dragon' Growing Conditions: Shade and moist, well-drained soil Plant Size: To 8 inches tall and 3 feet wide Zones: 4-8
Deer Proof - Artemisia - Magnificent silver foliage, complements, ties together diverse colors. Stunning next to white/blue. Hot, dry, sunny, south-facing slope. Some aggressive. Good: Powis Castle, Seafoam, Silver Brocade, Silver King, Silver Mound, Valerie Finnis. Sun; Z:3-9; Perennial; 1-3’t; 1-10’w; Containers, Beds, Borders, Slopes, Groundcover; Attractive Foliage, Drought Tolerant, Deer Resistant, Easy
The famed cardoon, aka Cynara cardunculus, makes a dramatic evergreen statement in the sunny perennial border with its 3-4' long, arching, ghost-like, jagged, soft-grey foliage. Once the 4' wide clump
Correa alba, commonly known as White Correa, is a shrub which is endemic to Australia. It grows to 1.5 metres in height, has reddish-brown new growth. The white or occasionally light pink flowers appear between mid autumn and early winter. The species occurs in sandy or rocky areas in coastal areas of south eastern Australia south of Port Stephens
Seafoam' Artemisia Artemisia versicolor 'Seafoam' アルテミシア 'シーフォーム' has frothy contorted silver foliage that works well as a groundcover around taller, drought-tolerant perennials. It grows 8 inches tall