Justicia brasiliana
UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley

Justicia brasiliana

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Common name:  Shrimp plant
                                               
Special Notes: There are approximately 700 species of Justicia that are native to tropical and warm temperate regions of the Americas, India, and Africa. This unique tropical specimen bears clusters of tubular, electric pink flowers, and glossy, green leaves along graceful, arching stems. The cascading shrub form works well in mixed containers or as a standalone specimen.
 
Family: ACANTHACEAE
Native to: Brazil, Paraguay, and northern Argentina
Form: Compact cascading
Size: to 2 feet
Blooms: summer through fall
Attracts:
Flowers: pink
Light: medium light/light shade
Water: medium moisture
Hardiness: temp. min. 65 ° F 
Soil: well-drained