Shooting Star, purple star, Pseuderanthemum laxiflorum

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  • Polybag size / Pot size
  • Plant height
  • Plants Usage in Landscape
  • Flower Colour & Fragrance
  • Landscape uses Hedge & Screen

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Specifications

Polybag size / Pot size Polybag: 10x10, 3.9L
Plant height 12''
Plants Usage in Landscape Outdoor Plants
Flower Colour & Fragrance Blue & Lavender Flowers
Landscape uses Hedge & Screen Hedge

Description

Appearance: Purple Star is celebrated for its lush, dense foliage and strikingly attractive flowers. The leaves are glossy green and have an oval shape, providing a vibrant backdrop to the vibrant blooms. The plant grows to a height of 2 to 3 feet (0.6 to 0.9 meters), forming a compact and bushy structure.

Flowers: This shrub's name, "Purple Star," is a testament to its exquisite blossoms. The flowers are star-shaped, and their coloration is a captivating blend of pink and purple hues. They appear in profusion during the warm months, ensuring an extended period of visual delight.

Ideal Location in Landscaping: Purple Star is a versatile addition to any landscape:

  1. Flower Beds: Plant it in flower beds to infuse vibrant colors and a touch of elegance.
  2. Borders: Use it as a border plant to create striking edges along garden paths or walkways.
  3. Containers: Purple Star thrives in containers, making it a superb choice for balconies, patios, and decks.

Maintenance and Care:

  • Sunlight: Purple Star flourishes in full sun to partial shade, requiring at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight daily for optimal flowering.
  • Soil: Well-draining, fertile soil with good moisture retention is ideal for this plant.
  • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Ensure proper drainage to prevent root rot.
  • Pruning: Prune lightly to maintain its shape and remove dead or leggy growth. This can be done after the flowering period.
  • Fertilization: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer during the growing season (spring and summer) to encourage healthy growth and flowering.

Origin: Purple Star is native to tropical and subtropical regions.

Common Names in Other Languages:

  • Nili Kanher (Bengali)
  • Pink Tagar (Hindi)

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