Pseuderanthemum kewense tricolor (Pseuderanthemum carruthersii var. atropurpureum)

COMMON NAME

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. This is a hybrid of unknown origin.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

South Pacific

NATIVE HABITAT

Mostly found as cultivated garden plants

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Pseuderanthemum kewense tricolor