Brazilian plume (White) - Plant
Description for Brazilian plume (White)
An erect shrubby tropical perennial with tall, cone-like spikes of pure white flowers that glow atop the glossy deep green tropical foliage. With their long flowering season and compact habit Jacobinia s are excellent choices for mixed containers or as specimens on a shaded patio.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Justicia carnea.||White||Mid Spring.||24-36 in.||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Many resources suggest that they will grow in full sun and they may well do fine in northern latitudes during summer but in areas with hot summers they should be grown in light shade.
|Full Sun to Partial Shade||well-drained soil||Medium||60Â°-75Â°.||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Brazilian plume
- Deadhead to prolong flowering.
Maintain moderate soil moisture and fertilize lightly.
plant will die with the first frost.
Typical uses of Brazilian plume
Special features: Food (Herb & Spice: In Thailand, Vietnam, Laos and India, the leaves are used fresh as a culinary herb which has a similar, but stronger flavor than Coriander (Coriandrum sativum).
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.