Eranthemum pulchellum Andrews

Blue Sage

Family: Acanthaceae

Genus: Eranthemum

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 10 to 11

Size: 2 to 5' tall and up to 4' wide

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Tropical evergreen shrub. Spikes of blue flowers sporadically through the year but heaviest in later winter. Likes afternoon shade.


Published in Bot. Repos. 2: 88 in 1800.

Native to India and China.

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