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Justicia californica


Hummingbird bush, Chuparosa

A shrub or low bush that grows up to four feet tall and wide.  It has orange, red, and yellow flowers that bloom in the spring.  This shrub is deciduous in the summer.

Plant with: Desert Willow, California Fan Palm, Creosote Bush, Ocotillo, Jojoba, Blue Paloverde, White Bursage, Barrel Cactus, Brittlebush, Indigo Bush, Apricot Mallow, Opuntia spp, numerous annual wildflowers

Plant in full sun

- Best in sandy or decomposed granite fast draining soil

- Attracts birds, hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees

- Hardy up to 25 degrees

-Native to California