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Today's bloom is Brazilian Plume Flower 'Huntington' (Justicia carnea)

Bloom of the Day for August 8th, 2012:

Brazilian Plume Flower 'Huntington'
(Justicia carnea)

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Information:
Type of plant: Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Bloom color: Pink

Bloom time of year: Blooms repeatedly

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 8a to Zone 11

Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing: 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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Gitagal wrote:
WOW!!! I am honored! Thank you for letting me know......... Gita

GardenGuyKin wrote:
It's a beauty, Gita. Nice photo too

sunkissed wrote:
That is so beautiful, I want that in my garden. I just love the bright pink. I see it grows in my zone too.

Gitagal wrote:
sunkissed--- I cut mine back pretty severely last fall and rooted about 10 of the cuttings to share at our May Plant Swap at Holly's. It was nice hearing back from all those that got a cutting that theirs was blooming as well. It regrew pretty well--but i will not cut it back this year. I want it to be bushier... I love the look and texture of the leaves on this plant! That slightly "puc

sunkissed wrote:
Gita, thanks for the information. I'll ask my local small nursery owner, he usually knows someone that knows someone. :)


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