Plants and Flowers of Pune and India Jacobinia Justicia Carnea

Common name  Pink Jacobinia, Brazilian plume, king’s crown, plume flower Botanical name Justicia carnea. Justicia is a genus of about 420 species of flowering plants in the family Acanthaceae. This is an outdoor plant but is a shade loving perennial. Soil should be moist and well drained and not soggy.  In colder regions the plant should be brought indoor to protect from excessive cold and should be placed near a window to receive sunlight.  USDA plant hardiness zone 10 and above.  It grows upto 3 to 4 feet.
Blooming Colors are as follows: White, Pink, Magenta (Purplish pink), Orange, Apricot.
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Jacobinia, Shrimp Plant

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