Justicia brandegeeana 'Lutea'

Family Name: Acanthaceae
Common Name: Yellow Shrimp Plant, 虾衣花
Full Sun: 6-8h Moderate Water Ornamental Flowers Woody


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Species Epithet
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Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Division Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Dicotyledon)
Plant Growth Form Shrub
Lifespan (in Singapore) Perennial
Mode of Nutrition Autotrophic

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Flowers
Plant & Rootzone Preference - Tolerance Well-Drained Soils, Fertile Loamy Soils
Landscape Uses Parks & Gardens

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Full Sun
Water Preference Moderate Water
Propagation Method Stem Cutting (Tip)


Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower Colour(s) Green, White, Yellow / Golden
Flower Grouping Cluster / Inflorescence

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Master ID 33038
Species ID 7452
Species record last updated on: 17 May 2019.