A shy princess plant is a beautiful, hardy perennial that can be grown in any climate. The plants are easy to care for and make excellent addition to any garden. Shy princess plants have short, spindly stems that are covered in tough, dark green leaves. The leaves are arranged in opposite pairs on long stalks. The plants grow quickly and reach full size in just 10-12 weeks. When they’re ready to flower, the flowers will be small but brightly colored and rated as either ‘ Hardy’ or ‘ N/A’ according to their tolerance for frost.