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Justicia leonardii - Orange Justicia

Justicia leonardii is a great plant for a dark spot in the garden that needs a splash of color and little or no care. Justicia leonardii blooms in low light, doesn't require much water and sports its orange flowers all Spring through Fall with at least a few flowers showing most any time of the year. What more could you ask from a plant. The pale gray/green leaves provide a thick mass up to 3 to 4 feet tall and gradually spreading 4-6 feet wide. Justicia leonardii is Winter hardy into the mid teens with tree protection overhead. Justicia leonardii is a great addition to the butterfly garden attracting the Fiery Skipper and Cloudless Sulfur butterflies

Justicia leonardii, Orange Justicia

Flowers and foliage of Justicia leonardii - Orange Justicia. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Other plants from the Justicia Genus featured on this site:
Justicia aurea
Justicia californica
Justicia californica Tecate Gold
Justicia carnea
Justicia Fruit Salad
Justicia Jambalaya
Justicia rizzinii
And one other Shrimp Plant: Pachystachys lutea