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Graptophyllum excelsum, Scarlet Fuchsia, Prickly Fuchsia

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 Graptophyllum excelsum
Family: Acanthaceae
Scarlet Fuchsia, Prickly Fuchsia
Origin: Australia
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

The leaf margins are entire or slightly toothed. The flowers, that are markedly asymmetrical, have blood red petals fused into a tube for about 1 cm, the upper corolla lobe is about 1 cm long and is notched at the apex, the other petals curved backwards, there are two protruding stamens. In a good season, the plant becomes a mass of brilliant scarlet red flowers. Best flowering in full sun. Drought tolerant. Slow growing.

Can be grown from a cool temperate to tropical climate, but protect from frost. USDA zones 9 to 12.


 Graptophyllum excelsum, Scarlet Fuchsia, Prickly Fuchsia

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Graptophyllum pictum, Justicia picta, Graptophyllum hortense, Caricature Plant

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Graptophyllum pictum 'Alba Variegata'
 Graptophyllum pictum, Justicia picta, Graptophyllum hortense
Family: Acanthaceae
Caricature Plant
Origin: New Guinea
Large shrub 5-10 ftShadeSemi-shadeKeep soil moistPink flowersOrnamental foliageSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Tropical Old World shrub having purple or red tubular flowers and leaf markings resembling the profile of a human face or caricature. Foliage is oval shaped, glossy, variegated and leathery; leaves are up to 5 inches long. Bright light with high humidity enhances growth; useful for height in the back of a planting bed or as a specimen. Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings.


 Graptophyllum pictum, Justicia picta, Graptophyllum hortense, Caricature Plant

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Graptophyllum pictum 'Alba Variegata'

Graptophyllum pictum, Justicia picta, Graptophyllum hortense, Caricature Plant

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Graptophyllum pictum, Justicia picta, Graptophyllum hortense, Caricature Plant

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Graptophyllum pictum, Justicia picta, Graptophyllum hortense, Caricature Plant

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Graptophyllum pictum, Justicia picta, Graptophyllum hortense, Caricature Plant

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Graptophyllum pictum, Justicia picta, Graptophyllum hortense, Caricature Plant

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Graptophyllum pictum, Justicia picta, Graptophyllum hortense, Caricature Plant

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Graptophyllum pictum, Justicia picta, Graptophyllum hortense, Caricature Plant

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Graptophyllum pictum, Justicia picta, Graptophyllum hortense, Caricature Plant

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Graptophyllum pictum, Justicia picta, Graptophyllum hortense, Caricature Plant

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Graptophyllum pictum, Justicia picta, Graptophyllum hortense, Caricature Plant

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Graptophyllum pictum, Justicia picta, Graptophyllum hortense, Caricature Plant

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Graptophyllum pictum, Justicia picta, Graptophyllum hortense, Caricature Plant

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Graptophyllum pictum, Justicia picta, Graptophyllum hortense, Caricature Plant

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Graptophyllum pictum, Justicia picta, Graptophyllum hortense, Caricature Plant

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Colorful plant from South East Asia with variegated green and white leaves, with an irregular dull green pattern extending from the mid vein to almost the edge of the leaves. Evergreen tropical shrub to 6 feet, but can be kept to 3 feet as a greenhouse or indoor plant. Flowers are tubular, reddish-purple. Best with bright light and moist soil. Use in tropical landscape beds or in mixed containers. A lightly shaded position is ideal.
RECOMMENDED FERTILIZERS:
SUNSHINE Megaflor - Bloom Nutrition Booster
Tropical Allure - Smart-Release Booster
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Graptophyllum pictum Chocolate Queen - Caricature Plant

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Caricature Plant - unusual shrub having purple or red tubular flowers and leaf markings resembling the profile of a human face or caricature. Foliage is oval shaped, glossy, variegated and leathery; useful for height in the back of a planting bed or as a specimen. Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings.
RECOMMENDED FERTILIZERS:
SUNSHINE Megaflor - Bloom Nutrition Booster
Tropical Allure - Smart-Release Booster
This item is not certified for shipping to California.
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