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King's Crown, Hummingbird Bush
Scientific Name: Dicliptera suberecta (André) Bremek.
Synonym: Justicia suberecta, Jacobinia suberecta
Family: Acanthaceae
King's Crown, Hummingbird Bush (Dicliptera  suberecta) Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 8b-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 15°F ( -10°C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade to full sun

Origin: Uruguay

Growth Habits: Evergreen perennial subshrub, up to 2 feet tall (60 cm), 3 feet wide (90 cm), densely branching; felt covered grayish green leaves, up to 2.4 inches long (6 cm)

Watering Needs: Moderate water when established, prefers moist soils, need good drainage

Propagation: Cuttings

Blooming Habits:
The orange flowers, 1.6 inches long (4 cm), from summer to fall are hummingbird favorites. Michigan Bulb - 120 x 60 Lawns Banner! Gurney's 120 x 60 A

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