Hi, can anyone please help me. I have been looking for a shrimp plant "Justicia brandegeana" or seed to grow one. If you have one to sell can you please let me…
Justicia genus (Shrimp plant). These are shrubs and woody perennials. They are widely grown in gardens in most warm areas, as well as in greenhouses in cooler climates. The leaves are simple and grow in opposite pairs. They will produce tubular flowers in shades of cream, yellow, pink, orange or red; they are mostly held in upright terminal spikes or clusters. They are frost tender, minimum 10-15C and will require full light or partial shade in fertile, well drained soil.
Perennials, Evergreens, Shrubs
Temperate N. America
Grown for their flowers.
Some species need regular pruning. Tip prune young plants to promote bushiness.
Propagation is by softwood or greenwood cuttings in the spring or early summer.
Whitefly and red spider mites may cause problems under glass.
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