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Persian Shield Strobilanthes

Persian Shield Strobilanthes

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Scientific Name : Strobilanthes dyerianus
Common Name : Persian shield
Hardiness Zone : NA - NA
Hardiness Degree : 32°F (0.0°C)
Blooming Season : Summer
Plant Habit : Upright
Characteristics : Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a week
Spacing : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Height : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : This striking accent plant, displays lavender highlights on shimmering purple leaves. Ideal in mixed container, baskets, or in the landscape.

Idea & Tips : Morning sun and partial shade the rest of the time
Grower Information : Very vigorous with excellent heat tolerance, Persian Shield works well in mixed containers, baskets and window boxes.
Culture Information : Moderate light levels produce more colorful foliage. Pinch early to shape. Feed regularly to maintain growth.
Plant Growth Regulators : Generally not needed.
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