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Strobilanthes atropurpureus

 
Common name hardy persian shields
Family acanthaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z6-9)
Flowers violet (late summer-fall)
Size 3-4'
Light part shade
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Native to eastern Siberia. Dark green foliage, reaches a shrubby stature in its season of growth.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area:

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '09 trade. Baggy 70F (100%G, 8-11d)


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