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Justicia brandegeana


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 3 ft (1 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil in a sheltered position

Features: Pink and yellow bracts enclose the small flowers

Uses: Tropical gardens Mixed shrubbery Indoor plant Tubs Courtyards

Zones: 9-11

Description: Earning its common name from the curved array of overlapping pink and yellow bracts that enclose its small, red-striped, white flowers, this Mexican species is an evergreen shrub that grows to around 3?ft (1 m) high. Its elliptical leaves are downy and up

Growth Habit: Branching habit

Comments: Cultivars available

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