Geum 'Mango Lassi' ('Mango Lassi' geum) - Fine Gardening Plant Guide This evergreen perenial grows to 4 to 16 inches tall and 12 to 24 inches wide and blooms from late spring to fall (with deadheading) with double flowers in shades of apricot and buttery yellow. Care: Provide full sun to partial shade and fertile, well-drained soil in USDA Hardiness Zones 5-9. Deadhead for extended bloom.
The shrimp plant is an ornamental shrub native to Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras. It thrives in the shade in warmer tropical areas. If utilized as a potted houseplant, give it a little direct sun at low intensity intervals to get a recurrent bloom. It prefers well-drained sandy or loamy soil. You can let the soil go slightly dry to the touch of your hand in between watering.