Plant Care Strobilanthes dyeriana
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Strobilanthes dyeriana

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Strobilanthes dyeriana has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Strobilanthes dyeriana has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Strobilanthes dyeriana, Persian shield and royal purple plant

Taxonomy

Strobilanthes dyerianus
Strobilanthes
Acanthaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Strobilanthes dyeriana

Water

How often to water your Strobilanthes dyeriana

Water needs for Strobilanthes dyeriana
0.5 cups
every 9

Strobilanthes dyeriana needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Strobilanthes dyeriana

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Strobilanthes dyeriana in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Strobilanthes dyeriana: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Strobilanthes dyeriana may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Strobilanthes dyeriana

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Strobilanthes dyeriana: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Strobilanthes dyeriana after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Strobilanthes dyeriana is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Soil
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Strobilanthes dyeriana

Strobilanthes dyeriana

Strobilanthes dyeriana


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Strobilanthes dyeriana has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 6
Strobilanthes dyeriana has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 3
Strobilanthes dyeriana has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 3
Strobilanthes dyeriana has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 2
Strobilanthes dyeriana has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Amiesplants avatar
@Amiesplants
leaf-1 8 Plants
xp 340 XP
globe Sicklerville, New Jersey
10/12/2021

This plant is SO pretty but SO hard to keep happy! I’m hoping the changes I’ve made to it’s living situation keep it going strong!

Fast grower Fast grower
Kaylaplant4967 avatar
@Kaylaplant4967
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 211 XP
08/30/2021

Is very pretty and survived through a harsh winter and make a beautiful color to our garden! I recommend this to anybody’s garden or pot that needs some color!

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Survivor Survivor
Saltygoose avatar
@Saltygoose
leaf-1 28 Plants
xp 557 XP
globe Phoenix, Arizona
08/16/2021

She do be dyin all the time

Browns easily Browns easily
Andrew.66 avatar
@Andrew.66
leaf-1 28 Plants
xp 1,003 XP
globe Brassall, Queensland
06/18/2021

Pretty

Camryn avatar
@Camryn
leaf-1 32 Plants
xp 369 XP
globe Little Rock, Arkansas
05/05/2021

Little dramatic like fitonias or polka dot plants. Will def droop if needs water. Lovely foliage.

Survivor Survivor
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves

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