Brazilian Plume is a herbaceous shrub that is very showy and fast growing. Native to Venezuela where it grows in tropical woodlands, this evergreen plant bears dark red/scarlet terminal flowers from early autumn into winter. Breathtaking in full bloom with its large flowers against huge leaves.
They also last very well as cut flowers for arrangements
This tropical shrub has been reported to grow in southern Florida and coastal Texas, along wth California avoiding freezing temperatures. As a container plant It can be brought in during cold spells. This plant grows up to 10 feet in the wild. Zone 9b+
Other Names: Brazilian Red Cloak, Brazilian Plume, Red Justicia, Megaskepasma