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Justicia aurea

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 3-5 ft (1-1.5 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil in a sheltered position

Features: Green leaves; yellow flowers

Uses: Tropical gardens Mixed shrubbery Indoor plant Tubs Courtyards

Zones: 9-12

Description: This 3?5?ft (1?1.5?m) tall shrub from Mexico and Central America is similar to the better-known Justicia carnea, but has slightly lighter green foliage and differs most noticeably in having heads of yellow flowers rather than the pink of J. carn

Growth Habit: Upright habit

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