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Jacobinia carnea syn. Justicia carnea

Genus: Justicia.

Species: Justicia carnea.

Common name: Jacobinia or Brazilian Plume Flower
Family: Acanthaceae
Botanic name: Jacobinia carnea syn. Justicia carnea

A handsome plant for a warm position in a tropical garden. It provides both foliage and flower to the garden.

Evergreen shrub 3 to 5 feet tall (90-150 cm), 3 feet spread (90 cm) with ovate leaves.

White flowers in dense panicles at the ends of the stems make this plant stunning when in flower.

Plant in a well drained fertile soil and water well in dry weather.

Photos of this plant

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