Golden Shrimp Plant

Pachystachys lutea

Attractive and colorful tropical shrub, perfect for massing in beds or featuring in mixed perennial plantings. Great container specimen for porch or patio. Showy yellow to creamy white flowers are displayed above a dark green canopy of foliage.
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Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly or more often in extreme heat.

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Average Size at MaturityReaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleTropical
Landscape UseBorder, Mass Planting
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Gift Plant
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly or more often in extreme heat.

Provide enriched, evenly moist, well-drained soil. Shelter from strong winds and frost. In cold winter areas, use as a summer annual or overwinter potted plants indoors in bright light.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11

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