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Strobilanthes dyerianus, Perilepta dyeriana, Persian Shield

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 Strobilanthes dyerianus, Perilepta dyeriana
Family: Acanthaceae
Persian Shield
Origin: Burma
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunShadeSemi-shadeModerate waterBlue/lavender/purple flowersOrnamental foliage

Spectacular plant with unique foliage with 6" ovate leaves variegated with iridescent shades of blue, purple and silver. 1" violet flowers in terminal spikes. Height to 3'. Grows best in partial sun to shade, great for containers or the garden for tropical effect! Needs to be pruned (otherwise becomes leggy).


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 Strobilanthes dyerianus, Perilepta dyeriana, Persian Shield

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plantLOVA
Penang, Malaysia
10 Dec 2006
EVERYBODY LIVING IN PENANG! This plant is currently sold in the Penang Botanical Gardens! Dull when grown in deep shade.


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Persian Shield - beautiful bright purple foliage. The more sun, the brighter the color. Can tolerate shade, too. Will look very nice around a taller bush or a tree like a ground cover.
RECOMMENDED FERTILIZERS:
SUNSHINE Robusta - Rapid Growth Booster
Tropical Allure - Smart-Release Booster
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Grown in 6"/1 gal pot

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$29.00

 


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