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Justicia betonica, Justicia pallidior, White Shrimp plant, Squirrel Tail, Paper Plume

Justicia betonica, Justicia pallidior

White Shrimp plant, Squirrel Tail, Paper Plume
Family: Acanthaceae
Origin: South Africa
Small shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowers

A beautiful unusual shrimp plant, very rare. Very floriferous plant producing in abundance erect white bracts with a green netting pattern, it's flowers start out white then turn to pink with age, giving a beautiful contrast. A free branching upright shrub, producing a very attractive tropical inflorescence throughout winther-spring of erect heads of 6" white bracts with pink flowers. Note the conspicuous bracts, the strongly two-lipped corollas, and the didynamous stamens. Height 4'to 5' can be pruned to shape and size. Prefers rich soil and good drainage. Very tropical looking and extremely showy!


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Justicia betonica - White Shrimp

White Shrimp, Squirrel Tail, Paper Plume.

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This item is certified for shipping to California.
Grown in
6"/1 gal pot
7 plants in stock
$32.95