Dwarf Brazilian Plume Flower
This is a great plant for the shade garden. It will also bloom indoors in a very bright sunny window.
The original Justicia get 6 to 8 feet tall. This is a new dwarf variety that will not get much over 4 or 6 feet. The flowers come into bloom in late spring through fall. Snap off the spent flowers. Your plant should be covered with buds and will bloom continuously. Cut back in early spring.
Justicia thrives in shade even in warm weather areas, but is frost tender. Along the coastline it will adapt to full sun. Can also grow indoors in a very bright sunny window indoor.
Feeding and Watering:
This is a fast growing plant and needs plenty of fertilizer and water. Feed twice a month.
Foliage is dark green, flower is a beautiful pink with an interesting shape.
Season(s) Carried at Weidners:
Container or ground?
Pot indoors or in the ground outdoors
Watch out for caterpillars, snails, and white flies.
The links below are to the instructions we give out at the nursery. This page contains additional and expanded information.