Plant Type: Annuals
Persian Shield is known for having excellent foliage. It has large leaves that are striped with a shimmering blue and lilac color. On the underside this Strobilanthus is majestic maroon. This is an excellent choice for a summer patio or garden due to its quick growth. 'Persian Shield' also works well as a northern specialty annual; annual hedges, shade color, around ponds, & it keeps its foliage color all season.
Growing & Maintenance Tips:
Foliage ColorShades of purple, and maroon
Plant Height1.5-3 ft.
Soil MoistureAverage water needs
Characteristics & Attributes
Annual Hedge, Beds, Container, Summer Patio, Garden, Showy foliage
Bloom TimeGrown for its attractive foliage