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Barleria 'Purple Gem'

Species: Barleria Obtusa.

Common name: Barleria 'Purple Gem'
Botanic name: Barleria Obtusa
Family: Acanthaceae

Unusually coloured shrub with green, white & purple leaves, ideal for a sunny or partial shade position. Responds well to light pruning, bears mauve flowers in Spring & Summer. Good for tubs or borders.

. Height: Small shrub (less than 1m)
. Width: 40 - 50cm
. Flower colour: Mauve
. Flowering season: Spring/Summer
. Life span: Many years
. Fast growing
. Good for hedges.
. Good for low borders
. May be pruned to a smaller size.
. May be used as a feature

Photos of this plant

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