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
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Oblong to broadly obovate, mid-green leaves to 2cm (¾in) long. One of each pair is smaller.
  • Red
  • Yellow
    Yellow and scarlet
  • 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.
  • Heated greenhouse - subtropical
    Can be grown outside in summer. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 10°C (50°F).
  • Partial shade

JUSTICIA rizzinii

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Syn. Jacobinia pauciflora, Justicia floribunda
    Pests & Diseases
    Under glass, red spider mites, whiteflies.
    Place of origin
    Brazil
  • Flower Shape
    Spikes
    Axillary spikes 3cm (1¼in) long
    Tubular
    2cm (¾in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Greenhouse / 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
  • Hardiness
    Tender (greenhouse & conservatory)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
    Obovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
    Tip-prune young plants to encourage bushiness
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
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Justicia floribunda - Care Guide
30-60cm (12-24in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  30-60cm (12-24in)
 

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