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Justicia carnea, Jacobinia carnea, Brazilian Plume, Flamingo Flower

Justicia carnea, Jacobinia carnea

Brazilian Plume, Flamingo Flower
Family: Acanthaceae
Origin: South America
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

In a never-ending show from spring to fall, its large pink flowers crown the top of the bushy growth. With a little pruning a multi-stemmed plant develops, and throughout the growing season the bright inflorescence covers its deep green foliage, often in spectacular profusion. Hardy Zone 10 and higher, minimum temperature 50F. Brazilian Plume in a never-ending show from spring to fall, its large pink flowers crown the top of the bushy growth. With a little pruning a multi-stemmed plant develops, and throughout the growing season the bright inflorescence covers its deep green foliage, often in spectacular profusion. Very tropical looking and rare plant. White form is awailable.


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