Persian shield plant grow and care – shrub of the genus Strobilanthes also known as Strobilanthes dyerianus, Persian shield perennial evergreen plant can be grown in cold temperature as annual, used as ornamental plant for the purple leaves, can grow in tropics, mediterranean, subtropics, temperate climate or indoors as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 11+ as perennial and 4-10a annual plant and with the right overwinter care in hardiness zone 10b.

Persian shield leaves

Leaves color purple with green blue in stripes, the shape is elliptic.

Flower color purple in cone shape little bit like trumpet and grow spike.

Persian shield for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Purple flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Leaf color
  • Blue leaves
  • Purple leaf
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Annual plant
  • Herbaceous
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
Plant Uses
  • Colored leaves
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9