Justicia brandegeana 'Fruit Cocktail' /Fruit Cocktail Shrimp Plant

Justicia brandegeana 'Fruit Cocktail'   / Justicia brandegeana 'Fruit Cocktail'
Interesting and unique floral display in summer
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Interesting and unique floral display in summer

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Scientific Name: Justicia brandegeana 'Fruit Cocktail'
Common Name: Fruit Cocktail Shrimp Plant
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Multicolored
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: A compact plant which has flowers most of the year in zones where it is hardy. It attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Used as a container plant that can be protected where not hardy. Prune back when growth becomes "ratty" to promote new growth and more flowering.