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Strobilanthes dyerianus ... who needs flowers?

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    Default Strobilanthes dyerianus ... who needs flowers?

    Grown as an annual in my region, for those of you in the warmer climes I believe this is a perennial. A common name for this plant, at least around here, is Persian Shield (don't ask me where or how that name arose).



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    Very pretty, we have it here in the Caribbean, grown as a ground cover. Don't know what the locals call it.
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    What fascinating leaves. I guess this is a shad plant? Pretty cool!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brutal_Dreamer View Post
    What fascinating leaves. I guess this is a shad plant?
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    Nope. Full sun.

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    I love these! I almost bought one, but I saw that they get quite large.
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    I had it in the ground until the big freeze two years ago. Lovely photo, Paul.

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    Beautiful foliage. Found in many of our gardens, I believe it originates from Myanmar (Burma).

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