Also known as Justicia rizzinii, this winter-flowering shrub is also known as the Brazilian Fuchsia on account of its amazing yellow and scarlet fuchsia-like blooms.
A sight to behold when in full bloom, this evergreen is a compact, tender variety growing to around 60cm (2ft) in height and making an ideal conservatory or heated greenhouse plant that can live short-term outside as a summer patio plant.
Although it need protection from frost, the reward that you get is well worth the little extra effort - flowering from late autumn to early spring the dainty nodding clusters of tubular blooms are around 2cm in length and contrast magically with its small, oval, dark green leaves.
Fully deserving its coveted RHS Award of Garden Merit, you can be sure that this is a proven garden performer, guaranteed to be suitable for UK gardeners at every level of experience. You can therefore grow this plant confidence, for stunning displays for many years to come.
Supplied as an established plant in a 9cm pot, ready for potting on.
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