Shrimp Plant

Shrimp Plant

Justicia brandegeeana (Mexican shrimp plant, shrimp plant or false hop) is an evergren shrub native to Mexico, and also naturalized in Florida.  The leaves are oval and the flowers are white, The bracts start out white, but with more sun exposure they turn anywhere from pale pink to deep salmon.

Blooming continues for months once it has begun, then halts for a short period before starting again. The flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies.