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Xeriscape Demonstration Garden Information Sheet

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Justicia candicans

Upright spreading stems, medium green oval leaves. Both stems and leaves covered with hairs.  Bright red to orange tubular flowers to 1" near stem tips for long season.  Moderate grower to 5' by 3'.  S. Az and Mexico native.  Filtered sun to part shade. Water weekly during heat. Can frost damage but will regrow quickly. Zone 9. 

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