In an ideal environment, the Pachystachys lutea (Yellow Shrimp Plant) will attract all sorts of beautiful butterflies and hummingbirds. Capable of growing in a variety of soils, this small plant loves full sun but can also cope with shades and semi-shade. Moderate watering is recommended but it can also tolerate short periods of drought during the summer.
In regions with cold climates, it is possible to successfully grow the Yellow Shrimp Plant in a pot, as long as it is brought inside during the winter. The mature plant can survive short periods of cold hardiness up to 30˚F and is usually classified within USDA Zone 9-12.
The attractive appearance of the Yellow Shrimp Plant makes it an eye-catching addition to any garden, terrace or balcony. The yellow and orange bracts and white and off-white flowers will be sure to bring vibrancy and life to any outdoor space.