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Pseuderanthemum carruthersii 'Ebony'

(Syn.: Eranthemum nigrum), Black Magic, Ebony
Pseuderanthemum carruthersii Ebony

Code: 80069

Price: $8.95

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Family: Acanthaceae

A distinctive foliage plant with deep, chocolate-burgundy, almost black leaves. Blooms in warmer months with a short spike of white flowers. Useful for contrast in containers or in a mixed border. Plant in full sun to part shade in fertile, well drained soil. In the tropics expect it to grow to 4 feet. Use as an annual or indoor plant in colder climates. Cannot take any frost. Native to the Soloman Islands. Most botanists regard Pseuderanthemum carruthersii as a highly variable species, which helps explain the numerous variegated cultivars.

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