Red Justicia

 

 

Justicia candicans

 

 

Acanthaceae

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Form: Shrub
Seasonality
: Evergreen

Size: 3 ft high by 3 ft wide
Leaves
: paired, medium green
Flowers
: Bright red tubes with several petals that appear to be peeled back
Fruit
: Seed
Stems/Trunks
: Erect
Range/Origin
: Southern Arizona, Mexico
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 12,13, 21-24,

Comments: No thorns, attracts hummingbirds

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Full to partial sun

         Water: Moderate water

         Soil: Sandy, well drained

        Propagation: Cuttings, seeds

         Maintenance: Minimal

 

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