Shaueria Flavicoma

Plant Care Instructions*

Plant Care*:

May be grown as an indoor houseplant in warm, humid areas in bright part shade. Plants may be taken outdoors to sheltered locations in summer.

Schaueria flavicoma, commonly known as golden plume, is a shrubby flowering perennial of the Acanthus family that typically grows on branched stems to 2-4’ tall. It is native to tropical areas of Brazil. Glossy, shiny, narrow, undivided, toothless, undulate, minutely hairy, opposite green leaves grow to 6” long. Tubular, pale yellow flowers (each to 1 1/2” long) are borne in erect, feathery, shaggy, terminal panicles.

Justicia flavicoma is a former name for this plant and is considered by many to be a synonym

* Standard care recommendations - you may need to adjust based on your home or office environment.

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