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Week 38 – September 19, 2021

Plant Information

Persian Shield Strobilanthes

  • Persian Shield Strobilanthes - Bloom
  • Persian Shield Strobilanthes - Landscape
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Strobilanthes dyerianus

Common Name: Persian shield

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Blooming Season: Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a week

Spacing: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Height: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Width: 24" (61cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun

General Information: This striking accent plant, displays lavender highlights on shimmering purple leaves. Ideal in mixed container, baskets, or in the landscape.

Grower Information:

Very vigorous with excellent heat tolerance. Works well in mixed containers, baskets and window boxes.

'Persian Shield'