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Dianthera nodosa - Lady in Pink

Species: Dianthera nodosa.

Common name: Lady in Pink or Pretty in Pink
Botanic name: Dianthera Nodosa
Family: Acanthaceae

A relative of Shrimp Plant (Justicia,) Dianthera Nodosa has clusters of beautiful bright pink, tubular, three-lipped flowers along the stems. Its evergreen foliage is shiny and textured.

It blooms almost continuously. Makes a great container plant. Grows 1 to 3 feet high. Prefers part shade with a moist, well drained soil. Protect from frost. From Eastern Brazil.

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Photos of this plant

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