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Justicia fulvicoma (Mexican Plume)

Justicia fulvicoma
Mexican Plume, Orange Shrimp Plant

Low-growing and compact, this shrub combines lush green foliage and unique spikes of reddish-orange flowers. The unusual flower clusters consist of tubular flowers stacked between large, reddish, triangular bracts. Hummingbirds are attracted to the spring and fall flower displays. Plant in filtered sun locations and provide moderate irrigation.

Plant Type Native, Shrub
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 9 (20° F)
Flower Color Red, Orange
Flower Season Spring, Summer, Fall
Growth Rate Fast, Moderate
Height 1' - 2' (ft)
Spread 2' - 4' (ft)
Spacing 4' (ft)
Characteristics Semi-Evergreen, Showy
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Maintenance Average
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, House Plant, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Rabbit
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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