The Pachystachys lutea, or golden shrimp plant, golden candle or lollypop plant as it is more commonly known, a native to Peru, is a tropical evergreen shrub or subshrub that grows 2' - 6' tall in its native habitat. Yellow bracts somewhat resemble the overlapping scales on a shrimp, hence the common name of shrimp plant. Photographed at the Chicago Botanic Gardens on May 17, 2009.
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