Persian Shield

Strobilanthes dyerianus

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Grown since Victorian times this eye catching groundcover is very popular in tropical gardens.

Stunning shady groundcover plant originally from Burma. Metalic purple leaf with iridescent shades of purple, lilac and pink, with purple-maroon on the undersides. Pale blue tubular flowers are born on short spikes. Can be grown like an annual in cooler areas or pot grown.


Growing Conditions moist rich soil, prefers it warm and humid.
Flowering Season summer
Max Size 50 cm should be cut back
Origin Burma
Temperature frost sensitive but will grow back
SKU 5538

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