Mexican shrimp plant

Justicia brandegeeana

  • Mexican shrimp plant
  • Mexican shrimp plant
  • Mexican shrimp plant
  • Mexican shrimp plant
  • Mexican shrimp plant
  • Mexican shrimp plant
  • Mexican shrimp plant
  • Mexican shrimp plant
  • Flower name
    Mexican shrimp plant
  • Scientific name
    Justicia brandegeeana
  • Aliasベロペロネ, 小海老草, Beloperone, Beloperone guttata, False Hop, Shrimp Bush, shrimp plant, Mexican shrimp plant
  • Place of originMexico
  • Place of floweringCut flowers, flower arrangement, Greenhouse, Ornamental plants
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • Language of flowersWitty,tomboy

What is Mexican shrimp plant

Mexican shrimp plant, scientific name:Justicia brandegeeana, is native to Mexico and is a tropical genus tsunenomago Department of oppression and half-Hardy Evergreen shrub. Overlapping bracts looks like a reddish-brown or yellowish brown flowers with shrimp, which was named. Small white flowers shaped like lips from between the bracts are real. Lower lip of the flower is purple group. Blooming flowers (bracts) long-term, evergreen, prized as pot plants and cut flowers.

Common name: Mexican shrimp plant, scientific name:Justicia brandegeeana, aka: beloperone ,Beloperone guttata, False Hop, Shrimp Bush, origin: Mexico height: 50-150 cm, phyllotaxis: opposite, leaf: oval, flower color: white, bract color: green / brown or reddish-brown, yellowish-brown,The inflorescence high: 7-10 cm, flowering time: from May to November.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Acanthaceae
  • Genus
    Justicia
  • Species
    J. brandegeeana
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lip shaped
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeTropical and half Hardy Evergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 150.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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