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Cooley's Water-Willow
Scientific Name: Justicia cooleyi Monachino & Leonard
Family: Acanthaceae
Cooley's Water-Willow (Justicia  cooleyi) Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9-12

Frost Tolerance: Die back in winter

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Florida, in marshes and pond edges

Growth Habits: Deciduous perennial upright herb, 8 to 16 inches tall (20-40 cm); square stem with hairs

Watering Needs: Needs wet soils

Propagation: Seeds, division, cuttings

The species is named after George R. Cooley, a botanist and banker.

Blooming Habits:
Purplish red flowers, from summer to late fall Michigan Bulb - 120 x 60 Lawns Banner! Gurney's 120 x 60 A

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