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Isoglossa grandiflora Isoglossa grandiflora
Code: 90171
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Small 1½ foot high tropical shrub with 1 inch lavender blue flowers on a spike-like inflorescence. Looks like a small growing Brillantaisia but is of a different lineage. Grow in sun with some protection and with rich, moist soil. Protect from frost. Native to Malawi and Mozambique in eastern Africa. Acanthaceae

 
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Jacobinia chrysostephana Jacobinia chrysostephana
Code: 51884
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(Syn.: Cyrtanthera chrysostephana, Justicia chrysostephana), Golden Crowned

Large striking terminal crown-like clusters of brilliant golden apricot colored flowers. Leaves are a glossy deep green with vivid red color of the midribs and nerves on the underside. Grows to 2 feet high and blooms in mid-winter. Try indoors, in a greenhouse, or outdoors in the tropics. Needs warmth, humidity, and part shade to thrive. Although quite rare, it was introduced into cultivation in the 1880's. Native to Mexico. USDA zones 10 - 11.

We previously came up with the name and sold it as Justicia species "Orange Flame", which now some have erroneously applied to Justicia sp. Sidicaro. Acanthaceae

 
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Justicia adhatoda Justicia adhatoda
Code: 69146
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(Syn.: Adhatoda vasica), Malabar Nut, Adulsa, Adhatoda, Vasa, or Vasaka

Evergreen tropical shrub to 8 feet high. White flowers have a curved upper lip and are veined red to purplish pink. Summer Blooming. Native to India and Sri Lanka. This is a medicinal plant commonly used in Asia. USDA zones 9 - 11. Acanthaceae

 
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Justicia aurea Justicia aurea
Code: 69085
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Golden Plume, Yellow Jacobinia

Note: Schaueria calicotricha is also known by the common name of Golden Plume.

Flowering shrub from Brazil with extraordinary foot long terminal spikes of golden yellow flowers. Grows 8 to 12 feet tall and nearly as wide. Plant in light shade to full sun in coastal areas and give regular irrigation. In the spring prune hard to encourage bushy growth. It's an evergreen shrub in frost-free area to about 30F. Acanthaceae

 
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Justicia betonica Justicia betonica
Code: 69086
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Bushy shrub, upright white bracts with green netting. White flowers turn pink with age. Acanthaceae

 
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Justicia brandegeana Justicia brandegeana
Code: 51888
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(Syn.: Beloperone guttata), Shrimp Plant

Continually in bloom with arching spikes of white tubular flowers overlapped by coppery bronze bracts, somewhat resembling large shrimp. This easy evergreen plant grows to 2½ feet high and wide in part shade to full sun. Makes a nice container plant. Protect from frost. Native of Mexico. USDA zones 9 - 11. Acanthaceae

 
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Justicia brandegeana Mutant Justicia brandegeana 'Mutant'
Code: 51889
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Mutant Shrimp Plant

Erect spikes of deep burnished red bracts with deep pink lipped flowers. Acanthaceae

 
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Justicia brandegeana Pink Justicia brandegeana 'Pink'
Code: 80163
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Pink Shrimp Plant

A different form of the popular shrimp plant that has rosy pink floral bracts, and tubular pink flowers. Acanthaceae

 
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Justicia brandegeana Variegata Justicia brandegeana 'Variegata'
Code: 51893
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Variegated Shrimp Plant

This special form of the popular shrimp plant has leaves splashed creamy white, bronzy orange floral bracts, and tubular white flowers. Acanthaceae

 
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Justicia brandegeana Yellow Queen Justicia brandegeana 'Yellow Queen'
Code: 51894
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Yellow Queen Shrimp Plant

This popular selection has chartreuse-yellow bracts and white flowers. Acanthaceae

 
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Justicia brasiliana Justicia brasiliana
Code: 69147
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(Syn.: Dianthera nodosa 'Brazil') Lady in Pink, Pretty in Pink

A relative of the shrimp plant (Justicia brandegeana), this has clusters of beautiful bright pink, tubular, three-lipped flowers along the stems. Bloom almost continuously. A great container plant. Grows 1 to 3 feet high. Prefers part shade with a moist, well drained soil. Protect from frost. From Eastern Brazil. Acanthaceae

 
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Justicia candicans Justicia candicans
Code: 90271
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(Syn.: Justicia ovata), Red Justicia, Arizona Water Willow

This Arizona native has bright red tubular 1 inch flowers and oval light green fuzzy leaves. Blooms most of the year. Upright grower to 5 feet by 3 feet wide. Prefers well-drained, light moist soils and is best in filtered shade. Attracts hummingbirds. Can tolerate heavy frost to 25F. USDA zones 9 - 10. Acanthaceae

 
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Justicia extensa Justicia extensa
Code: 69139
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Silverspot Justicia, Camouflage Plant

Novel plant with dark green, shiny leaves spotted with ash-silver. Very small horned flowers green with pink spots, in long terminal panicles in winter. Erect stems with narrow growth habit can reach 6 feet in partial shade. Can be pruned to keep as a foliage houseplant. Native to tropical Africa. Protect from frost. Acanthaceae

 
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Justicia floribunda Justicia floribunda
Code: 51885
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(Syn.: Justicia rizzinii), Brazilian Fuchsia, Firefly, Water Willow

Yellow tipped orange flowers in great abundance during winter. Tiny leaves on this dwarf, rounded evergreen shrub, which grows 12 to 24 inches tall and wide. Plant in full sun to partial shade. It should be root hardy if nipped by a light frost. Despite its common name, it's not related to fuchsias. USDA zones 9 - 11. Acanthaceae

 
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Justicia Fruit Salad Justicia 'Fruit Salad'
Code: 51895
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(Syn.: Justicia 'Rainbow')

Red flowers with yellow bracts. Much showier than other shrimp plants. Acanthaceae

 
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Justicia fulvicoma Justicia fulvicoma
Code: 51896
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Crimson bracts with orange and scarlet flowers. Small leaves. Acanthaceae

 
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Justicia gendarussa Variegata Justicia gendarussa 'Variegata'
Code: 80061
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(Syn.: Gendarussa vulgaris 'Variegata', Adhatoda subserrata 'Variegata'), Variegated Gandarusa, Variegated Water Willow, Variegated Willow-Leaved Justicia, Daun Rusa (Malay), Tuhod Manok (Philippines)

A variegated leaf form of gandarusa with various shades of white, green, and gray. Otherwise, the information is the same as for the green form. Acanthaceae

 
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Justicia leonardii Justicia leonardii
Code: 51886
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Orange Justicia, Summer Sun Justicia

With clusters of upright tubular orange flowers, this easy Mexican plant is attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies. Blooms from late spring through fall. Grows 3 to 4 feet high, 4 to 6 feet wide with small felted ovate leaves. Plant in sun or part shade with good drainage. One of the hardiest justicias. USDA zones 8b - 11. Acanthaceae

 
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Justicia petiolaris subsp bowiei Justicia petiolaris subsp. bowiei
Code: 90409
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Blue Justicia, Kissing Leaves

Attractive 1 ft perennial with soft, velvety oval leaves and two-lipped pink-purple 1 inch flowers. Blooms most of the year. Grow in semi-shade, rich well-drained soil and regular watering. Older plants somewhat drought tolerant. Pinch when young to shape. It self-seeds and roots easily from cuttings. May recover from mild frost by sending up new shoots in spring. Native to South Africa. USDA zones 9 - 11. Acanthaceae

 
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Justicia plumbaginifolia Justicia plumbaginifolia
Code: 51890
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(Syn.: Beloperone plumbaginifolia, Beloperone oblongata, Justicia oblongata)

Pink Parfait Justicia or Oblong-Leaved Beloperone

After many years, we finally found the botanical name for this beautiful Justicia. Very showy bright pink flowers and oblong-lanceloate glossy green leaves with a silvery metallic sheen. Needs warm, humid climate, part shade or greenhouse. A rare find! Grows about 3 feet high and wide. Native to Brazil. Acanthaceae

 
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Justicia scheidweileri Justicia scheidweileri
Code: 90219
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(Syn.: Porphyrocoma pohliana), Rose Pinecone, Brazilian Fireworks, Purple Shrimp

Colorful purple flowers emerge from a waxy red spike. A compact growing plant to 10 inches high with large, velvety green leaves and contrasting silvery veins. Flowers all year. Does very well in low light areas. Charming houseplant or bedding plant for deep shade. Reseeds easily. Native to Brazil. USDA zones 10 - 11. Acanthaceae

 
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Justicia sericea Inca Queen Justicia sericea 'Inca Queen'
Code: 51883
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This 3 foot shrub has dark green elliptic leaves with stems covered with silky hairs. Blooms in warm weather with 2 inch long bright red lobelia-like flowers that are about 1 inch wide with a large lower lip. It should be planted in full sun, well-drained soil, and seems to tolerate some drought and light frost. A fairly tough plant. Attracts hummingbirds. Peru. Acanthaceae

 
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Justicia sp Sidicaro Justicia sp. Sidicaro
Code: 69144
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Orange Plume Justicia

With an abundance of flaming bright orange flowers, this unusual shrimp plant blooms continuously from early spring through fall. It's a fast growing upright herbaceous shrub that grows to 8 feet in height in tropical Florida. Full or partial sun. It can be grown in a container for colder areas and brought indoors for the winter. Unknown origin, probably native to southern Mexico and Central America. It may be a hybrid or variety of Justicia spicigera or an unidentified species. Very attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies. USDA zones 9 - 11. Acanthaceae

 
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Justicia spicigera Justicia spicigera
Code: 69145
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Mexican Honeysuckle

Evergreen shrub with clusters of 1½ inch orange flowers from spring through fall. Grows 3 feet high and 4 feet wide in full sun or partial shade. Attracts hummingbirds. From Mexico and Central America. USDA zones 9 - 11. Acanthaceae

 
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