Full sun, Partial sun
Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||jus-TIS-ee-a brand-ee-gee-AH-na|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Summer; longer in warm winter areas.|
|Design Ideas||This is a great semi-tropical plant for sheltered locations and on the coast. Makes fine foundation planting under arbors and awnings. Ideal for courtyards and even atriums, but also does well out in the garden, where its drooping flower heads nod and sway in the breeze. Plant near a spa to enjoy its unique prawn-like bracts and hidden flowers up close.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Companion Plants||Princess Flower (Tibouchina); Banana (Musa); Lantana (Lantana); Canna (Canna); Jatropha (Jatropha)|
Provide humus-rich, evenly moist, well-drained soil. Best flower color with part shade, particularly in hotter regions; shelter from harsh afternoon sun exposures. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, prune annually after flowering.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11