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Shrimp Plant

Justicia brandegeeana

Mexican Shrimp Plant; False Hop

About This Plant

Sun/partial shade; nearly evergreen, with foliage up to 5 feet. Creamy white flowers extend from the showy salmon-colored bracts. Shrimp plant blooms regularly, even in full shade and sometimes even in winter.

Origins: Mexico

Maintenance

Trim back to keep it bushy; otherwise it becomes lanky. Cut back in winter to encourage fuller growth or restart.

A lanky, spreading perennial with salmon-colored blooms, for background areas and borders.

Min. Height: 2'

Max Height: 3 feet'

Min. Width: 3'

Max Width: 4 feet'

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