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AVAILABLE SPRING/SUMMER 2020
Common Name: Yellow Shrimp Plant
Plant Family: Acanthaceae
Season of Interest: Spring to autumnSun/ Shade: Part ShadeFlower Colour: YellowScent: No ScentLeaf Colour: GreenHeight: low (up to 3 feet)Hardiness/minimum temperature: Tender (plus 5 to 10 deg. C.)
Like the normal species, but more stiffly upright, and with yellowish green flowers actually bracts (the true flowers are white) over a long period. Makes a good windowsill houseplant when shaded from hot sun. Pinch out regularly to keep bushy.
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A popular house plant which produces curious shrimp-like bracts which house small tubular white flowers. The bracts last long after flowers have faded giving it a long season of interest.
Senecio macroglossus 'Variegatus'£6.50
Succulent climber or trailer with variegated, Ivy-like leaves. Sometimes produces large pale yellow daisies in summer.
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