Golden Shrimp, Lollypop plant - Plant
Description for Golden Shrimp
The showy, yellow, gold or orange flowers, which bloom during the summer, resemble the layered scales of a shrimp
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|golden shrimp,Pachystachys lutea||Yellow||Summer||36 to 48 inches||Easy|
Planting and care
Although golden shrimp plant tolerates moist soil, it performs best when the surface of the soil is allowed to dry slightly between waterings. When watering, provide enough water to saturate the roots to a depth of about 6 inches.
|Full sun to Partial sun||Loamy soil||Medium||25 to 40 degrees C||Use any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Golden Shrimp
- Golden shrimp plant requires only a moderate level of maintenance to keep it looking its best. Pinch the tips occasionally early in the season, as pinching the tips encourages bushier growth.
Typical uses of Golden Shrimp
Special features: Its showy, orange, gold, or yellow flowers that bloom during the summer resemble a shrimps layered scales.
Ornamental use: Used for decorations around homes, shops and offices.