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Brazilian Fuchsia

Justicia floribunda

Justicia floribunda flores by Andel Früh (CC BY-SA 2.5)

Partial Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

H1b

RHS hardiness

10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

60cm

30cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Justicia floribunda
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Brazilian Fuchsia Overview

Justicia floribunda is a dwarf, soft, evergreen perennial shrub. On its downy stems, it has a pair of leaves, one of which is smaller than the other. Its tubular flowers have a colour gradient across their surface, from vibrant dark red or pink through to pale orange-yellow shades. Also known as Justicia rizzinii, Jacobinia pauciflora and commonly as Brazilian Fuchsia.

Common problems with Brazilian Fuchsia

How to propagate Brazilian Fuchsia

Cuttings

Seed

Special features of Brazilian Fuchsia

Attractive flowers

Attracts bees

Other uses of Brazilian Fuchsia

Grown for their flowers.