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Justicia spicigera

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 6 ft (1.8 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil in a sheltered position

Features: Oval green leaves; orange-red flowers in warmer months

Uses: Tropical gardens Mixed shrubbery Indoor plant Tubs Courtyards

Zones: 10-12

Description: Found from Mexico to Colombia, this upright shrub grows to around 6?ft (1.8?m) tall and has deeply veined oval leaves that can be up to 6?in (15?cm) long. The leaves are finely downy on the underside with a smooth upper surface. The 11?2?in (35?mm) long f

Growth Habit: Branching upright habit

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