Justicia Shrimp - Brandegeeana
|Exposure: Full to Partial Sun|
|Color: White + Red+ Yellow|
|Category : Perennial|
|Sizes available: 1G 3G|
Justicia brandegeeana, commonly called shrimp plant, is native to
Mexico. It is a sprawling, suckering, tropical evergreen shrub that
grows to 5’ tall in its native habitat. Grow in moist, humusy, well-drained
soils full sun to part shade.
A terrific tropical shrub to use in pots on patios, or feature in entryways.
Bright rosy-pink to salmon-colored flower-like bracts are sure to garner
attention with their unique shrimp-like appearance. Requires little care
other than occasional trimming.
A frost-tender evergreen that will bloom nearly year-round in warmer
It can be pruned shorter and will naturally grow much shorter in containers
Features drooping arching terminal spikes (to 3-6” long) of white flowers
with overlapping red to pink-bronze bracts.
Leaves may drop if soil is either too wet or too dry. Susceptible to leaf spot.
Watch for whiteflies and spider mites, particularly when grown indoors.
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
* Plant installation warranty
-15 Day warranty on installation
-Warranty cost: 25% plant cost
50% Labor cost
-If lack of water, the warranty is null & void.