Justicia angusta

Everglades Water-willow, Pineland Water-willow

Acanthaceae

Plant Specifics

Form:Flower
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:Lavender
Fruit Color:NA
Phenology:Winter dormant
Noted for:Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Wetland pond edges.
Propagation:
Availability:Native nurseries
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Stays Wet ----- to ----- Usually moist, occasional inundation)
Moisture Tolerance: Stays Wet ----- to ----- Usually moist, occasional inundation
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil or other substrate:Loam, Organic material (muck), Sand
Soil pH:

Ecology

Wildlife:
Insects:
 

Likely pollinated by bees.

Native Habitats:Wet pine flatwoods, marshes, floodplains, lake and pond margins.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

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