SHRUBS

Plant Name:

ERANTHEMUM ATROPURPUREUM

Description:

 

Erect, open shrub, the stems are sparsely branched unless pinched out at intervals when young. Ovate to broadly elliptic leaves, 10-15cm long, are deep purple, sometimes metallic green, spotted yellow, pinkish purple, pink, green and white. During summer, tubular white flowers, spotted rose-red or purple at the bases, 2.5cm long, are borne in dense, terminal spikes, up to 18cm long.

SYNOPSIS
Mature Size / Spread / Form   50cm - 1m / Upright
Foliage Color Green - purple / White - purple
Growth Rate Fast
Sunlight tolerance Medium
Wind tolerance Low
Salinity tolerance Low
Drought tolerance Low
Family name ACANTHACEAE