Evergreen, Shrubs, Flowers
This group of plants is grown chiefly for tubular, tightly clustered flowers or, in the case of Justicia brandegeeana, for showy spikes of bracts. Blossoms of all species attract hummingbirds. Leaves are paired, opposite each other on the stems.Justicia spicigera
Evergreen. From Mexico and Central America. Grows to 3 ft. high and 4 ft. wide, with light green, smooth or velvety leaves. Few-flowered clusters of 1 1/2-in. orange or orange-red flowers appear nearly year-round, peaking in spring and fall. Full sun or partial shade. Little to regular water.
Native mostly to Southern California. Broader, more leathery leaves than the species.
Small, spiny cacti from South America, generally grown in pots. There is an enormous number of species...
Grows up to 5 ft. high, 5–6 ft.wide. This species is sometimes likened to C. eriophylla...