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Justicia brandegeana


Justicia brandegeana Justicia brandegeana

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Upright, evergreen shrub, with large, dark green leaves and upwardly facing plumes of tubular, slightly fragrant flower clusters in rose-purple, which appear from early summer until autumn. The plant has 2 to 4 major flowering periods during the year, with few flowers in between. Many stems appear from the center of the plant and rise straight up for several feet before branching. The rapid growth and evergreen nature it ideal for use as a foundation or mass planting. It may be used in various containers, or it may even be trained into an attractive espalier. Use it in front of a green shrubbery border to create a color accent throughout the warm months.

 
Genus
Justicia
Species   brandegeana
Cultivar  

Common name
Plume flower, Flamingo plant

Family name
Acanthaceae
Place of origin
South America


DETAILS
Height
2 m
Width
1 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type

Moisture

Exposure


Shrubs

Category
Medium, height between 1.5 to 3 metres
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 3.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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