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Justicia adhatoda

Classification

Order: Scrophulariales
   Family: Acanthaceae
            Genus: Justicia
                        Specie: Justicia adhatoda

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 6-8 ft (1.8-2.4 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil in a sheltered position

Features: Long lance-shaped green leaves; attractive flowers throughout year

Uses: Tropical gardens Mixed shrubbery Indoor plant Tubs Courtyards

Zones: 10-12

Description: Native to southern India and Sri Lanka, this species is a 6?8?ft (1.8?2.4?m) tall shrub with 4?6?in (10?15?cm) long, lance-shaped leaves. Its flowers are white with red to purple veining; while the bush is seldom without flowers, they occur most commonly

Growth Habit: Upright habit

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