Information & resources about plants & gardens for Brisbane & Qld



species, hybrids and cultivars

Family: Acanthaceae

Various groundcovers and sub-shrubs for warm climates.

Barleria obtusa 'Purple Gem' is a small shrub with pink-purple flowers and attractive variegated foliage in pink, purple white and green. Barleria 'Purple Dazzler' has plain green foliage.

More Online Information

Purple Gem or Purple Dazzler (Barleria obtusa 'Purple Gem') At "Grow Me Instead" (an Australian website informing gardeners about safer alternatives to invasive ornamentals)
Short-Day Shrubs for Fall and Winter Color (notes on Barleria cristata) University of Florida (PDF)
Philippine Violet white (Barleria cristata) at Flowers of India
Coral Bells (Barleria repens) At "Grow Me Instead" (an Australian website informing gardeners about invasive ornamentals and safer alternatives)
Red Barleria (Barleria repens) at Flowers of India
Barleria oenotheroides Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Florida



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