Justicia americana

American Waterwillow

Family: Acanthaceae Acanthus

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 3A - 10B
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Lavender, white
Bloom time Late Spring
Water needs Moist to wet
Landscape uses Container, erosion control, ground cover, woodland garden
Height 24" to 36" / 60cm to 90cm
Spread n/a
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Deciduous
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Brown
Soil type Sandy
Form Spreading or horizontal, upright or erect
Attributes and features Native to North America