Scientific name: Strobilanthes dyeriana
Common names: Persian Shield, Royal Purple Plant
Height: 1 to 4 feet
Spread: 2 to 3 feet
Zones: 9 through 11
Sun: Full sun to partial shade
Water: Moderately watered, keep moist, but well drained
Soil: Needs good drainage in containers
Frost Tolerant: No
Drought Tolerant: No
Methods: Seed, Cuttage
Take stem cuttings of at least 1 to 3 inches, place in soil and keep moist and roots will appear.1
Not known at this time.
- 1.Strobilanthes dyeriana. Royal Horticultural Society. https://www.rhs.org.uk/plants/details?plantid=4177. Accessed March 7, 2019.
- 2.Strobilanthes dyeriana. Floridata. https://floridata.com/plant/107. Accessed March 7, 2019.
- 3.Strobilanthes dyerianus. Missouri Botanical Garden. http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=a122. Accessed March 10, 2019.