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.
Grows to 6 in. to 1 ft. high and 6 ft. wide, with blue-green foliage. Sparse production of reddish yel...
Common and easily grown. Narrow, spiny green leaves are 1 1/2 ft. long. Spikes of rosy red bracts; dro...
This Mediterranean native’s habit varies: it can sprawl, or become a dense, rounded shrub 5 ft. ...