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Persian Sheild in new territory..


By Stan510

Persian Sheild in new territory.. (Strobilanthes dyerianus (Persian shield))

I've never had it even approach the size it is this year. Every week,its visibly larger.

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Wow that is doing well Stan hope it continues to do so for you.

16 Aug, 2017


Penny- I've been feeding it. But,I fertilize most of my plants..and never see this huge one summer growth.
I swear- I really did think in March,it was going to die. It looked so bad after our freakish long cool and wet winter.

26 Aug, 2017


if its the wet weather perhaps it likes to have free draining kind of soil with lots of grit added.

26 Aug, 2017


Its grown even more..but I think I will hold off the "20 more leaves" update.
Using all my expertise,I truly thought it might die- ( down to few leaves and bare, spindly, stems)it looked so bad in March or so Penney. Never would have guessed it would do this.

31 Aug, 2017


Well it has come back to reward you Stan wonderfully lets hope it continues to do so. ☺

31 Aug, 2017

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