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Staff Favorite:

Lloyd Traven

"Kelly Norris of the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden has called Pseuderanthemum 'Stainless Steel' the Little Black Dress of Horticulture. This plant goes well with EVERYTHING! Superb drought tolerance."

— Lloyd

Pseuderanthemum 'Stainless Steel'

  • An excellent tropical foliage plant that makes colors of other plants shine.
  • Best used in mixed containers or garden beds.
  • May be brought indoors during winter months as a houseplant.

Height: 24-36 Inches

Spread: 12-18 Inches

Color: Pink, White


  • Container
  • Combination
  • Great Foliage

Combo Usage:

  • Filler (main structural)


  • Garden Geek


  • Sun
  • Partial Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Silver
  • Almost Black

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer(Flowering)

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall(Foliage)
  • Summer(Foliage)
  • Spring(Foliage)

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2