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PlantFiles: Strobilanthes
Strobilanthes atropurpureus

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Family: Acanthaceae (ah-kanth-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Strobilanthes (stroh-bil-AN-theez) (Info)
Species: atropurpureus (at-ro-pur-PURR-ee-us) (Info)

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Category:
Perennials
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pink

Bloom Time:
Mid Fall
Late Fall/Early Winter
Mid Winter

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive apdiamond On Jan 17, 2010, apdiamond from Great Falls, VA wrote:

This perennial is native to Siberia. It has salvia like flowers of dark purple on open strong many branched stems with rounded dark green leaves with a shrub-like look to it. Height is three to four feet and it is adapted to zones 6-9.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Barbourville, Kentucky



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