Strobilanthes maculata (syn. Strobilanthes lactata) is a tropical shrub, native to Brazil. It is sometimes called "Brazilian Shield". The long narrow leaves are dark green with two lines of silver mottling on each side. It makes a great contrasting foliage plant for a shady flower bed or a nice pot specimen.
Care of Strobilanthes maculata:
Shade to partial shade, temp. 5o to 100 degrees, 2 to 3 ft. tall. Allow to get slightly dry between waterings.
This plant is shipped in a 3.5 - 4 inch pot.
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