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Strobilanthus dyerianus 'Persian Shield'
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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.

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Flower Color

Foliage Color

Shades of purple, and maroon

Plant Spread

Good Companions

Plant Height

1.5-3 ft.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

Soil Moisture

Average water needs

Characteristics & Attributes


Annual Hedge, Beds, Container, Summer Patio, Garden, Showy foliage

Bloom Time

Grown for its attractive foliage

Critter Resistance


Full sun

Growth Rate


Seasonal Interests