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MEXICAN HONEYSUCKLE Live Shrub Plant Tropical Flowering Attracts Butterfly Hummingbird Orange Bloom Starter Size 4 Inch Pot Emerald R

MEXICAN HONEYSUCKLE Live Shrub Plant Tropical Flowering Attracts Butterfly Hummingbird Orange Bloom Starter Size 4 Inch Pot Emerald R
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Justicia spicigeria or Mexican Honeysuckle is a cheerful, bright addition to any butterfly garden. This shrub thrives in full sun with moderate watering; watering too frequently may prevent the plant from blooming. Native to Mexico, Firecracker Bush is a tropical shrub that can survive mild drought.

Mexican Honeysuckle is very tolerant of a variety of temperatures; it thrives in heat, but has been know to stay green and even bloom during freezes at 26 degrees Fahrenheit. To keep the bush compact, trim during winter while being careful to avoid any blooms. These rare winter blooms are a welcome relief to pollinators during sparse times.

Historically, Mexican Honeysuckle has been used to dye clothes and brighten laundry as soaking its leaves in water will produce a bright blue indigo dye.

Condition: One (1)Mature, well rooted starter size plant growing and shipped in a 4 inch diameter plastic pot. Plant will be a minimum of about 8 inches tall and unlikely to have bloom or bud at the time of shipping. *Limited Conditional Warranty: Warranty is limited to the guarantee Plants will arrive safely and in good and healthy condition, and is conditioned on prompt notice (within 24 hours of delivery) and photo validation.

No other, additional, or longer term Warranty is expressed or implied.
  • Brand: Emerald Goddess Gardens
  • Common Name: Mexican Honeysuckle, Firecracker Bush
  • Bloom Form: Tubular
  • Mature Size: 3-5 ft.
  • Fragrance: Spicy
  • Suggested Uses: Mixed Perrenials, Potted
  • House Plant Adapative: Yes, may require supplemental lighting
  • Country of Origin: USA
  • Limited Conditional Warranty: Healthy Arrival
  • Extended Long Term Warranty: None
  • Manufacturer:Emerald Goddess Gardens
  • Climate: Tropical
  • Color: Orange
  • Special Features: Attracts butterflies, heat tolerant
  • Species: Justicia spicigeria
  • Sunlight: Full Sun
  • USDA Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11
  • Watering: Moderate
  • Model: MEXI-HONE-ORA-04
  • Shipping Weight: 2.1875lbs
  • 5 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: Emerald Goddess Gardens

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