How to grow Strobilanthes

Strobilanthes growing shrub of the genus Strobilanthes also known as Adenacanthus, Strobilanthes perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant (can be grown in cold temperature as annual plant), can grow in tropics, mediterranean, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+ as perennial and 4-10a annual.

Strobilanthes leaves

Leaves color green, purple or both, the shape is elliptic to ovate.

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

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How to grow Strobilanthes growing and care:

Rich soil, humidity

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
0.3-1 m, 12-40 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun (not in hot areas) / Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
Purple to pink in cone shape little bit like trumpet and grow spike

Scientific name:


Blooming Seasons

Flower Colors


Leaf color

Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone