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Original price Rs. 199.00
Current price Rs. 149.00
Common name:
Mountain Barleria
Regional name:
Marathi - Dongari Koranti
Shrubs ,Groundcovers
Acanthaceae or Crossandra or Thunbergia family
Sun growing, Semi shade
Normal, Can tolerate more
Primarily grown for:
Flowering season:
Year-around flowering, Flowers in flushes throughout the year
Flower or Inflorescence color:
Foliage color:
Plant Height or length:
1 to 2 meters
Plant Spread or Width:
50 cms to 100 cms
Plant Form:
Irregular, Spreading, Upright or Erect
Special Character:
  • Indigenous (native to India)
  • Rare Plant or difficult to get plant
  • Good for making bonsai
  • Plant for puja or prayer flower or leaves
  • Good for Hedges and Borders
  • Good for Edges ie very small hedge or border
  • Attracts butterflies
  • Attracts bees
  • Suitable for road median planting
  • Hanging or weeping growth habit
  • Good on seaside
Generally available in India in quantities of:
Old variety plants may be difficult to get

Plant Description:

Barleria purpurea is a flowering plant in the family Acanthaceae. It is native to South Africa, where it is found in grasslands and forests. The plant has purple flowers and can grow up to 1.5 meters tall. It is often grown as an ornamental plant in gardens, and is also used in traditional medicine in South Africa.

Growing tips:

To care for Barleria purpurea, follow these tips:

  1. Plant Barleria purpurea in well-draining soil, in a location that gets plenty of sunlight.

  2. Water the plant regularly, making sure the soil stays moist but not soggy.

  3. Fertilize the plant every few weeks with a balanced fertilizer.

  4. Prune the plant regularly to encourage new growth and maintain its shape.

  5. Protect the plant from extreme temperatures, particularly frost, which can damage or kill the plant.

  6. Keep an eye out for pests, such as aphids, which can attack the plant. If you notice any pests, use an appropriate insecticide to control them.

By following these care tips, you can help your Barleria purpurea thrive and produce beautiful purple flowers.

Benifits :

There are several potential benefits to using Barleria purpurea in traditional medicine:

  1. Anti-inflammatory: Some research suggests that Barleria purpurea may have anti-inflammatory properties, which means it could potentially be useful in reducing inflammation in the body.

  2. Antibacterial: There is also some evidence that Barleria purpurea may have antibacterial properties, which could make it useful in the treatment of infections caused by bacteria.

  3. Pain relief: Barleria purpurea has been used traditionally to treat pain, and some research suggests that it may have pain-relieving properties.

  4. Wound healing: The plant has also been used traditionally to promote wound healing, and some research suggests that it may be effective in this regard.

It's important to note that more research is needed to fully understand the potential health benefits of Barleria purpurea, and to determine the appropriate dosage and administration for use in humans. As with any medicinal plant, it's important to use caution and consult a healthcare professional before using it for medicinal purposes.