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Justicia californica 'Yellow'

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Species Name: Justicia californica 'Yellow'
Common Name: Yellow-flowered chuparosa

Great shrub for desert gardens. Beautiful, multi-stemmed shrub with numerous yellow flowers. Plant is usually leafless while in bloom. Hummingbirds love it.

Plant Family:
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 5' H x 5' W
Growth Habit: Mounding
Deciduous/Evergreen: Semi-deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to infrequent
Cold Hardy to: Frost tender
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Yellow
Distribution: Selected for the garden
Natural Habitat: Selected for the garden


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