Hypoestes aristata 'Blue Ribbon'
A very easy to grow evergreen shrub, originating from South Africa. Forms a rounded, bushy shrub with med-large, oval green leaves, soft to touch, and in late summer or autumn, whorled heads of gorgeous lavender coloured flowers, each with an eyecatching upper lip spotted with darker purple. Trim after flowering to maintain shape. Prefers a slightly shaded position with compost or leaf mould added to the soil. 1-1.5m x 1m. 1 litre pot.