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Justicia spicigera 'Mexican Honeysuckle'

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A heat and sun loving attractor of hummingbirds and butterflies for the Southwest. Also known as a Firecracker Bush, Justicia spicigera brightens a sun parched landscape with its bright, vibrant orange tubular flowers.

A long blooming period assures many months of blooming from this Mexican native, a valuable xeriscape plant.

Light Requirements

Full Sun

Mexican Honeysuckle performs best with full sun exposure. It is best outdoors where it can receive sunlight all day unimpeded. It requires full intensity sunlight to avoid issues that keep it from reaching its full potential.

Symptoms of a lack of full sun include:

  • Pale colors
  • Spindly, leggy growth
  • Leaf drop
  • Failure to thrive

Indoors, Mexican Honeysuckle may not get enough light unless it is in a solarium, greenhouse or next to bay windows.