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Justicia spicigera /Orange Plume

Justicia spicigera  / Justicia spicigera
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Specimen plant in summer bloom

Flowers in late winter

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Scientific Name: Justicia spicigera
Common Name: Orange Plume
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Orange
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Annuals for the Cool or Cold Season
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Comments: Gives color in the garden for several months. It attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Benefits from yearly pruning in late winter to clean out woody growth.