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JUSTICIA rizzinii




(syn. Libonia floribunda) - soft downy stems and a rounded habit. This frost tender shrub has tubular yellow and scarlet flowers from autumn to late spring

Mature Size

30-60cm (12-24in) Dwarf Shrub Watering Can
  30-60cm (12-24in)
 

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  • Good to know - syn. Jacobinia pauciflora, Justicia floribunda
  • Pests & Diseases - under glass, red spider mites, whiteflies.
  • Place of Origin - Brazil
  • Heated greenhouse - subtropical - Can be grown outside in summer. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 10°C (50°F).
  • Height - 30-60cm (12-24in)
  • Spread - 30-60cm (12-24in)
  • Dwarf Shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - produces tubular flowers 2cm (¾in) long in nodding, axillary spikes.
  • Evergreen - oblong to broadly oval, mid-green leaves to 2cm (¾in) long. One of each pair is smaller.
  • Greenhouse or Conservatory - Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter - loam-based compost and bright, filtered light. Keep draught free.
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