Provide humus-rich, well-drained soil with consistent moisture. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.
- Light Needs: Partial to full sun
- Watering Needs: Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
A terrific tropical element to use in pots on patios, or feature in entryways. Blooming nearly year-round, bright rosy-pink to salmon-colored shrimp-like flower-like bracts are sure to grab attention. This clump-forming shrub requires little care other than occasional trimming. Evergreen in frost-free areas.