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Justicia carnea

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 3-6 ft (1-1.8 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil in a sheltered position

Features: Green oval pointed leaves; pink flower spikes throughout year

Uses: Tropical gardens Mixed shrubbery Indoor plant Tubs Courtyards

Zones: 10-12

Description: Probably the most widely grown species, this 3?6?ft (1?1.8?m) tall evergreen shrub from northern South America is cultivated as a garden plant in the tropics or subtropics and as a house or greenhouse plant elsewhere. It is attractive in foliage and flowe

Growth Habit: Branching habit

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