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Shrimp Plant

Justicia Brandegeana

A terrific tropical element to use in pots on patios, or feature in entryways. Blooming nearly year-round, bright rosy-pink to salmon-colored shrimp-like flower-like bracts are sure to grab attention. This clump-forming shrub requires little care other than occasional trimming. Evergreen in frost-free areas.

Light Needs: Full sun to partial shade.

Watering Needs: Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

Average Landscape Size: Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.

Key Features: Exotic and colorful.

Blooms: Blooms year-round in mild climates.

Poisonous: No.