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Pachystachys

Pachystachys spp.

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

Full Sun
Tender

12b

USDA zone

13°C

Minimum temperature

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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.

Special Features

Attractive flowers