Plant ID forum: Hamelia patens 'Compacta' or Justicia spicigera

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Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
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eclayne
Mar 19, 2014 12:55 PM CST

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It has been suggested that this image is Dwarf Mexican Firebush (Hamelia patens 'Compacta'). What do you think?
Evan
Name: Danita
GA (Zone 7b)
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Danita
Mar 19, 2014 3:28 PM CST
I've grown both and I agree that it is Hamelia patens 'Compacta' and is definitely not Justicia spicigera. Smiling
Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member Plant Database Moderator Forum moderator Aroids Irises I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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eclayne
Mar 19, 2014 6:35 PM CST

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Thanks Danita.
Evan
Name: Danita
GA (Zone 7b)
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Danita
Mar 19, 2014 6:45 PM CST
I tip my hat to you.

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