|Pseuderanthemum atropurpureum Black Vernish
Pseuderanthemum atropurpureum Black Vernish (Eranthemum Black)
Pseuderanthemum atropurpureum Black Vernish (Eranthemum Black) is Erect, open shrub, the stems sparsely branched unless pinched out at intervals when young. Ovate to broadly elliptic leaves, 10-15cm long, are deep purple, sometimes metallic green, spotted yellow, pinkish purple, pink, green, and white. During summer, tubular white flowers, spotted rose-red or purple at the bases, 2.5cm long, are borne in dense, terminal spikes, to 18cm long. Variegatum syn. Tricolor, bears bronze-purple leaves, splashed and suffused creamy yellow and pink, and has pink flowers.