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Persian Shield (Strobilanthes Dyeranus)

This medium size shrub has one of the prettiest leaves you will ever see. They are about 7"long and with a very unusual metallic and purple color with pink markings.
FAMILY :Acanthaceae
ORIGIN : South East Asia
LIGHT : bright shade
WATER : keep moist
MIN. TEMP. : 40F
FLOWER : small lilac/spring