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Strobilanthes dyerianus 

Native range: Myanmar

Known names: Persian Shield

Hardiness: Root Hardy to Zone 9a 

Mature Size: 5' Tall x 3' Wide in warmer climates, smaller in cooler climates and containers

Light: Dappled light to half day sun.

Water: Keep soil evenly moist, let soil dry out very slightly.

Soil: Standard potting mix, add bark and pumice for extra drainage.

Dormancy Period: N/A

Pet-Safe: Yes

Plant Size: Grown in 4" pot, shipped semi bare root


Lanceolated purple leaves with darker purple veins and silver highlights. Generally grows well with annuals but can tolerate warmer winters where it is grown as perennial. Bluish purple flowers in winter. In indoor conditions it is best to provide with lots of direct sun light with occasional pruning to encourage bushiness. 

Strobilanthes dyerianus (Persian Shield) [4"]

SKU: 5625696185171
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