Justicia betonica

White Shrimp Plant

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Great little shrub for tropical gardens with showy flowers.

Justicia betonica is a ver rare and unusual plant. Summer blooms are held in slim upright spires and are comprised of papery, green-veined white bracts enclosing pale pink flowers. It grows to about a 1.5 meter and can be pruned to keep it's shape. This is a lovely plant for tropical gardens all the way down to Sydney as the profuse flowerings are very showy.


Growing Conditions well drained rich soil Full sun to part shade depending on climate.
Max Size 1.5 m
Origin india
Temperature tropical to warm temperate

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