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Justicia fulvicoma /Mexican Plume

Justicia fulvicoma  / Justicia fulvicoma
A nice copper-colored perennial that blooms over an extended period
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A nice copper-colored perennial that blooms over an extended period

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Scientific Name: Justicia fulvicoma
Common Name: Mexican Plume
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
Landscape Categories: Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: Its flower clusters consist of tubular, light red flowers stacked between large, reddish, triangular bracts. Is root hardy in zone 8. It is probably the most compact growing of the Justicas. Blooms most of the year, but few flowers in winter.