Deep-Blue Curved Bells (Strobilanthes atropurpurea)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 4 feet
Plant Spread: 2 feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Other: Deep violet-purple
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: 60ºF-70ºF
Depth to plant seed: Shallowly sow to approximate depth of seed, lightly covering with a thin layer of soil
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem

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