Justicia spicigera (Mexican Honeysuckle)


This lush evergreen shrub is native to Mexico and South America. It has large, oval, velvety, medium green leaves. Bright orange tubular flowers are borne in clusters all year in warmer areas and during the summer in colder regions. Plant in filtered sun and well-drained soil. Moderate irrigation is beneficial, but overwatering may cause chlorosis. Prune as desired to maintain a compact form.

At a Glance Summary

Type: Shrub
Size (H x W): 4ft x 4ft
Flower Color: Orange
Hardiness: Zone 8: 10˚F

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