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Justicia carnea

Justicia carnea

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

1.5m

1m

Min

50cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Justicia carnea Overview

This is an evergreen shrub. It will bear dense upright spikes of white, pink or red purple flowers in the summer to autumn. It will grow to a height of 1.5m with a spread of 75cm or more, and has pointed, veined deep green leaves.

Common problems with Justicia carnea

How to propagate Justicia carnea

Cuttings

Propagation is by softwood or greenwood cuttings in the spring or early summer.

Other uses of Justicia carnea

Grown for their flowers.