Pseuderanthemum carruthersii var. atropurpureum

COMMON NAME

Purple False Eranthemum

TYPE

​Shrub

FAMILY

Acanthaceae

NOTES

A colorful, erect, woody, moderately fast-growing shrub with a attractive crown of waxy, broad, pointed, somewhat irregular, variegated leaves in a combination of different shades of green suffused with purple and silver, and regularly produces small clusters of pink flowers.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

South Pacific

NATIVE HABITAT

Mostly found as cultivated garden plants

WEB SOURCES

nparks.gov.sg

hear.org

 

Pseuderanthemum carruthersii var. atropurpureum