General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Pink
Purple
White
Yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Shrimp Plant
  • Water Willow

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Location: Central Florida, my back yard
Date: 2023-01-11
Location: Glenview, IL
Date: March 2012
Greenhouse at Chicago Botanic Garden
Location: Central Florida, my back yard
Date: 2023-01-07
A Red Shrimp Plant bloom
Location: Central Florida, my back yard
Date: 2023-01-08
Location: Central Florida, my back yard
Date: 2023-01-08
Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, Ga
Date: 2018-04-06
Orange Plume 005
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Date: 2022-04-04
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Date: 2022-04-04

Date: 2013-06-29
Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, Ga
Date: 2018-04-06
Orange Plume 002
Location: Summeville, SC
Justicia Fuzzy Navel Seed Pods

Date: 2013-06-29

Date: 2013-06-29

Date: 2013-06-29

Date: 2013-06-29

Date: 2013-06-29

Date: 2013-06-29
Location: my garden 
Date: 2016-09-17
Location: Summeville, SC
Justicia "Fuzzy Navel"
Location: Quad Cities Botanical Gardens - Rock Island, Il.
Date: 7-6-08
Location: Port Orange, Florida
Date: 2018-04-03
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HW under pecan tree
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