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Strobilanthes dyeriana, Peacock Plant, Persian Shield - Plant

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Description

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1 Strobilanthes dyeriana, Peacock Plant, Persian Shield - Plant
2 6 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

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.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Peacock Plant, Persian Shield
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 36 inches
Flower Colour Pale purple flowers
Bloom Time Fall / Winter
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • 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.

    Strobilanthes dyeriana 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
    Watering Medium
    Soil Well-drained, Loam Soil
    Temperature 18 to 30 degrees C
    Fertilizer Use any organic fertilizer

    Strobilanthes dyeriana special feature

    Persian shield is a phenomenal foliar specimen.

    Strobilanthes dyeriana uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • It can be grown as an annual bedding plant or in containers
    • It can be used as a houseplant