Purple False Eranthemum

SKU: MYBG-FOLI-PUFE
filler
Rs.300

Water Requirement

Daily

Genus

Eranthemum

Flower Color

N/A

Flowering Season

N/A

Fragrance

Non Fragrant

Size

Large

Maintenance

Medium

Sunlight Requirement

Outdoor Shade

With Pots

Yes

Use

Balcony,Living Room,Low Maintenance

Product Description

Purple False Eranthemum is erect, open shrub, the stems sparsely branched unless pinched out at intervals when young.

Pseuderanthemum

Family

Acanthaceae (Acanthus family)

Origin

Asia

Description

Purple False Eranthemum is erect, open shrub, the stems sparsely branched unless pinched out at intervals when young. A rich mass of purple foliage adds an elegant dimension to the garden. Wonderful for contrasting with green or gold-foliage plants. Prefers some shade in hot climates. A great accent plant for containers on the porch or patio. During summer, tubular white flowers, spotted rose-red or purple at the bases, 2.5cm long, are borne in dense, terminal spikes, to 18cm long.

Watering
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between watering.

Light

Morning Sun & Evening shade

Potting Mix

Any good potting mix. Use a container with good drainage.

Fertilizer

Fertilize Purple False plant a couple of times a year (at minimum) to keep it happy. You can fertilize more frequently, if you wish, especially if you grow it in a bright spot. Use any houseplant fertilizer

Landscape Uses

Containers / Planters, Garden Pond, Landscape Beds, Outdoor Living Areas




Foliage plants in general need access to bright indirect sunlight. Avoid keeping them in direct sunlight as it can cause leaves to burn due to extreme sunlight in the afternoon.

Make sure watering is done once the soil goes dry. Although the soil can remain moist, but it should not turn soggy/wet. Having drainage hole in the pots goes a long way in ensuring there is no water stagnating on top of the soil. You can spray the plant occasionally.

Fertilise the plant once a month in summers however Don't feed any fertiliser in winters. Giving fertiliser to the plant ensures nutrients going in which keeps it healthy. Keep an eye on the leaves of the plant to know any symptoms for watering or sunlight.

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