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  • Joyce Felts

    Persian Shield, pink New Guineas, peach petunias, and variegated licorice. Variegated licorice picks up the cool green of the Persian shield. Peach petunia and some hot pink New Guinea flowers feature the iridescent quality of those featured black leaves.

  • Helen Weis

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  • Rena Campbell

    Persian Shield is a color like no other, and will grow to a large size in a partially shaded spot.Persian shield can grow 3 to 4 feet tall and 2 to 3 feet across. It can be planted in perennial beds or used effectively in larger container gardens. Because of its colorful foliage, it pairs nicely with silver plants like artemisia or chartreuse plants like 'Margarita' ornamental sweet potato.

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