Strobilanthes dyerianus

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  • Common Name: Persian shield
  • Plant Story:

    Persian Shield, a name intended to describe the shape and exotic coloring of the stunning foliage. Each 6–8? long, finely toothed leaf is dark bronze-green overlaid with purplish pink and frosted silver. The effect of a mature plant, which can grow 3' tall and as wide, is that of an iridescent tapestry.

  • Type: Annual
  • Bloom Season: Seasonal
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Has Winter Interest
  • Planting Zone: 10-11
  • Height: 1-3 ft
  • Spread: 1-3 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Annual, containers
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:No serious problems
  • Form: Not available
  • Special Care Instructions:


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