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Justicia americana

Water Willow

Justicia americana, Water willow, grows from creeping rhizomes in large dense colonies submerged along the shorelines of lakes, ponds, and standing water. The hardiest of the Justicia species, the Water willow grows 1-2' tall above the water and produces brilliant white flowers with purplish upper lips.  Justicia americana is a great plant for ponds and streams where the water level fluctuates greatly.

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