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Shrimp plant

Justicia brandegeana

Shrimp plant is part of the Justicia (Water willow) genus and its scientific name is Justicia brandegeana. Shrimp plant grows as an evergreen and is an ornamental. Being an evergreen plant, it will keep its leaves throughout the year. Normally grows with a shrub-like habit.

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How to grow Shrimp plant

Keep in mind when planting that Shrimp plant is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside.

Growing Shrimp plant from seed

Transplanting Shrimp plant

Companion plants for Shrimp plant

These plants have been known to grow well alongside Shrimp plant so consider planting:

Repellent plants for Shrimp plant

These plants will not grow well with Shrimp plant so avoid planting these within close proximity:

Common Shrimp plant problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Shrimp plant plants:

Other names for Shrimp plant

False hop, Shrimp bush

Shrimp plant care instructions

How long does Shrimp plant take to grow?

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Popular varieties of Shrimp plant

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