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Green Shrimp Plant

Green Shrimp Plant - Blechum pyramidatum
Availability: Usually ships the next business day
Item #: green-shrimp-plant
Regular Price: $5.00

Botanical Name: Blechum brownei & Blechum
Host Plant For: Buckeye, White Peacock, Malachite and Painted Lady

•Zone: 8a to 11 •Water Requirement: Average
•Height: 1 - 2 feet •Nectar Attractant: None
•Sun: Sun to Shade •Soil: Average to rich
•Bloom: Small white flowers •Misc.: Very Aggressive

The Green Shrimp plant is the host plant for Malachite butterflies. White Peacock and Buckeye butterflies also use this weed as a host plant. Please be aware that this plants grows and spreads very fast. If you do not have freezes in your area do not use this plant in your garden. This plant ships in 4in pots.