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Pachystachys

Pachystachys spp.

Pachystachys lutea (2) by Prenn (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

12b

USDA zone

13°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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Pachystachys Overview

Genus with just over 10 evergreen, perennial and shrub species in the Acanthaceae family. They produce simple foliage and attractive 2-lipped blooms with showy, often colourful modified leaves called bracts surrounding them.

Common problems with Pachystachys

How to propagate Pachystachys

Cuttings

Cuttings in early summer.

Special features of Pachystachys

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Pachystachys

Grown for their flowers.