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Porphyrocoma pohliana, Justicia pohliana, Justicia scheidweileri, Purple Shrimp, Blue Shrimp, Rose Pine Cone, Jade Magic, Brazilian Fireworks Plant

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Porphyrocoma pohliana, Justicia pohliana, Justicia scheidweileri

Purple Shrimp, Blue Shrimp, Rose Pine Cone, Jade Magic, Brazilian Fireworks Plant
Family: Acanthaceae
Origin: Brazil
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Porphyrocoma pohliana is a tropical evergreen plant that is a prolific bloomer in the tropics. This plant is adaptable, beautiful and flowers all year round in low light. Great as a container and indoor plant. Rose-colored cones emerge on the growing tips and expand until brilliant purple flowers appear among the colorful bracts. The dark green leaves are accented by silver highlights. It should be grown in a fertile, well draining soil mix that is rich in organic matter. Like many shrubs, it is necessary to prune Porphyrocoma pohliana regularly to ensure that it retains a compact growth habit. Outdoors, this plant can be grown in the shade, but not in full or direct sunlight. Strong sunshine can bleach the leaves.


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https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/porphyrocoma_pohliana.htm