Growing Strobilanthes (Persian Shield)

Latin Name Pronunciation: stroh-bill-an'theez 

Plant in full sun or partial shade (required in the South and West) and moist soil; plants wilt quickly and look very sad if the soil is allowed to dry out. Pinch as needed if you wish to keep plants compact. Hardy to Zone 10 (30°F).

For information on planting and care of annuals, click How to grow annuals.

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