Shrimp Plant

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Shrimp Plant

Justicia brandegeeana
Mexican Shrimp Plant; False Hop
2

3 feet
3

4 feet
Mexico
  • Full Shade
  • Part Sun/Shade
  • Low
  • Flowering
  • Hummingbirds

About This Plant

Sun/partial shade; nearly evergreen, with foliage up to 5 feet. Creamy white flowers extend from the showy salmon-colored bracts. Shrimp plant blooms regularly, even in full shade and sometimes even in winter.

Maintenance

Trim back to keep it bushy; otherwise it becomes lanky. Cut back in winter to encourage fuller growth or restart.

Features

Plant Type:
Perennial
Size:
2-3' H, 3-4' W
Sunlight Requirements:
Full Shade, Part Sun/Shade
Soil Types:
Clay, Sandy, Well drained
Wildlife:
Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Flower Color:
Red
Bloom Time:
April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
Freeze Hardy:
Yes
Invasive:
No
Caution:
None
Coupon Eligible:

This plant goes well with

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