Strobilanthes dyeriana

Evergreen shrub to over 1 m tall. Leaves to over 15 cm long, ovate-lanceolate, dark green above, suffused with purple and silver, dark purple below, margin toothed. Flower clusters in short axillary spikes. Flowers about 3 cm long, pale blue, funnel-shaped; summer.


Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Acanthaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press. (as Strobilanthes dyerianus)

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Lamiales
family       Acanthaceae
genus        Strobilanthes Blume