Strobilanthes dyerianus Persian Shield

  • $18.00

Persian Shield plant, known for its vibrant purple and iridescent leaves, adds a splash of color to any space. Ideal for tropical gardens or as a striking indoor plant, it thrives in partial shade and humid conditions.

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Product Code: KLN00540

Persian Shield (Strobilanthes dyerianus) is an eye-catching evergreen perennial known for its vibrant, iridescent purple foliage with green veins. Thriving in partial shade and high humidity, this bushy plant can grow up to 3-4 feet tall, making it a striking addition to tropical gardens or indoor collections. Regular misting enhances its colourful leaves.

Fact Sheet and Plant Guide



Botanical Name and Common Name

Strobilanthes dyerianus Mast.
Persian Shield

Plant Type

Evergreen perennial

Growth habit and size

Bushy habit; can grow up to 3-4 feet tall and 2-3 feet wide

Sunlight requirements

Prefers partial shade to full sun; bright, indirect light is ideal

Pot Size

P150 = Ø15.0 cm H12.5 cm

Overall Height


Watering needs

Keep soil consistently moist but not waterlogged; reduce watering in cooler months

Soil type and pH requirements

Well-draining, fertile soil; rich in organic matter


Stem cuttings


Balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks

Disease and pest resistance

Watch for spider mites, aphids, and whiteflies; root rot if overwatered

Special Care

High humidity (60-70%); mist regularly or use a humidifier; prune to maintain bushy shape; protect from strong winds

*Please note that the above guidelines serve as general recommendations and may need adjustments based on prevailing weather conditions.

*Photos provided are for illustration purposes only. The actual product may vary slightly due to the inherent nature of the product.

*Pot colour and size may also vary and are subject to availability changes.


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