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
From Mexico andCentral America. To 3 ft. high, 4 ft. wide, with light green, smooth or velvety leaves. Few floweredclusters of 1 1/2-in.orange or orange-red flowers appear nearly year-round, peakingin spring and fall. Full sun or partial shade. Little to regular water.
Probably a hybrid between Polygala oppositifolia and Polygala myrtifolia. Grows 3 to...
Rounded, arching growth to 3–5 ft. high, 5–8 ft. wide. Wrinkled, toothed gray-green leaves...
From the Peruvian Andes. Fast growth 25 to 40 ft. tall and wide. Trunks of old trees are heavy and fan...