Strobilanthes dyeriana, Peacock Plant, Persian Shield - Plant
6 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
About Strobilanthes dyeriana
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.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Peacock Plant, Persian Shield
Maximum Reachable Height
Up to 36 inches
Pale purple flowers
Fall / Winter
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.
Full sun to partial shade
Well-drained, Loam Soil
18 to 30 degrees C
Use any organic fertilizer
Strobilanthes dyeriana special feature
Persian shield is a phenomenal foliar specimen.
Strobilanthes dyeriana uses
It can be grown as an annual bedding plant or in containers
It can be used as a houseplant
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Strobilanthes dyeriana?
Strobilanthes dyeriana is commonly known as Peacock Plant, Persian Shield
How tall do Strobilanthes dyeriana grow?
On average Strobilanthes dyeriana grows Up to 36 inches
What color are Strobilanthes dyeriana?
A Strobilanthes dyeriana plant bears flowers of color Pale purple flowers
When Strobilanthes dyeriana blooms?
With enough light, Strobilanthes dyeriana may produce Pale purple flowers flowers in Fall / Winter
How hard is Strobilanthes dyeriana to grow?
A Strobilanthes dyeriana is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Strobilanthes dyeriana need?
A Strobilanthes dyeriana prefers Full sun to partial shade
How much water does a Strobilanthes dyeriana need?
A Strobilanthes dyeriana prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Strobilanthes dyeriana need?
A Strobilanthes dyeriana prefers Well-drained, Loam Soil
What temperature does a Strobilanthes dyeriana like?
A Strobilanthes dyeriana prefers 18 to 30 degrees C
How often should I fertilize my Strobilanthes dyeriana?
To encourage Strobilanthes dyeriana growth, Use any organic fertilizer
Saturday, 25 January 2020
Is the item durable?
Saturday, 23 November 2019
I like the plant, this is the only plant survive 7 days in traffic and after 2 days it becomes healthier again.
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
Really nice and I have never seen anything like this before ...