Buy 10 Ecbolium Ligustrinum Seeds grown organically in my garden. Blue Fox Tail is a shrubby plant, with 4-sided flower-spikes at the end of branches. Bracts are oval, entire, mucronate. Leaves are elliptic-oblong, narrowed at both ends, velvety. Flowers are large, greenish blue. Upper lip of the flower is linear, reflex. Blue Fox Tail is is a shrub, endemic to India and found in Mumbai and Konkan region.
Common names: Ecbolium Ligustrinum, Ecbolium Linneanum, Blue Fox Tail, Blue Justicia, Green Ice Crossandra, Green Shrimp Plant, Ecbolium Viride, Turquoise Crossandra, Sanskrit: Nila-Sahacharah, Bengali: Neel Kantha, Hindi: Udajati, Kannada: Kappubobbuli, Kappukuruni, Malayalam: Karinkurinni, Kuranta, Ranaboli, Ekboli, Tamil: Nilambari, Telugu: Chikatiquratappa, Nakkatoka
Classification: Evergreen perennial shrub
Bloom Season: Late spring to late summer
Watering: Medium – do not allow the soil to dry out.
Climate: heat-tolerant, cold-sensitive, tropical
Soil Type: Well-drained, loamy
Sunlight: Partial Shade
Soil pH: 5.8 – 6.2