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Strobilanthes dyeriana, Peacock Plant, Persian Shield - Plant

Strobilanthes dyeriana, Peacock Plant, Persian Shield - Plant
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It is a soft-stemmed, tropical, evergreen shrub or subshrub that is grown primarily for its attractive iridescent purple foliage.
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Strobilanthes dyeriana, Peacock Plant, Persian Shield Plant
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Description for Strobilanthes dyeriana, Peacock Plant, Persian Shield

Plant height: 9 - 15 inches
Plant spread:

The dark green foliage with bright, metallic-purple stripes radiating outward from the central leaf vein. The flowers tend to be small and are out shown by the leaves.

Common name(s): Peacock Plant, Persian Shield
Flower colours: Pale purple flowers
Bloom time: Fall / Winter
Max reacahble height: Up to 36 inches
Difficulty to grow:: Easy to grow

Planting and care

Growing Persian shield requires warm temperatures and sultry humid air. Persian Shield grows best outdoors, although it can survive in other zones as a houseplant given sufficient temperature, soil moisture, and humidity. You can start Persian Shield from seed or cuttings.

Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade
Soil: Well-drained, Loam Soil
Water: Medium
Temperature: 18 to 30 degrees C
Fertilizer: Use any organic fertilizer

Caring for Strobilanthes dyeriana

  • Grow in the humid climate in the rich well-drained soil.
  • Give some shade during the hottest parts of the summer.
  • Do not prune the leaves back immediately after flowering.
  • It will need minimum feeding at the start of the season and again about mid-way through the summer.
  • Avoid chlorinated water, it will damage the leaves.
  • Aphids and Whiteflies can become pests, look for the attack and act soon.



Typical uses of Strobilanthes dyeriana

Special features: Persian shield is a phenomenal foliar specimen.

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: It can be grown as an annual bedding plant or in containers. It can be used as a houseplant.

Medicinal use: NA



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4 / 5 krishnakant Namdeo 02 July 2018
Good quality they all grow nicely?
5 / 5 Paduri karuna 02 July 2018
Very small but looking cute
4 / 5 Dr Suman Kumar Rudra 30 June 2018
Nice plant and vase. As well. I like it
5 / 5 Pavi Mehrotra 30 June 2018
Ideal plant for green gift
5 / 5 vidhyashankar mohan 30 June 2018
Is it a live plant?

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