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Justicia rizzinii

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Family: Acanthaceae (ah-kanth-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Justicia (jus-TEE-see-ah) (Info)
Species: rizzinii

Synonym:Jacobinia pauciflora
Synonym:Justicia floribunda

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Red
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:
Deciduous
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive stephenp On May 22, 2014, stephenp from Wirral, UK, Zone 9a
United Kingdom (Zone 9a) wrote:

I took a little bit of a risk with this plant, planting it outside under shelter.. people said it couldn't be done, but amazingly I've pulled it off, not only did it make it through the winter, but it's flowering right now. Only a few flowers, but it's young, and in fairly moist soil. An excellent plant, and quite fast growing in my opinion.. in fact it was often slowly growing through winter in the cool temperatures, believe it or not, although winter was fairly mild. I'll add a photo of mine soon.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Alameda, California



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