Beloperone guttata Shrimp Plant Beloperone guttata Shrimp Plant
Beloperone guttata Shrimp Plant
Beloperone guttata Shrimp Plant

Beloperone guttata 'Shrimp Plant'

Cascades of shrimp-like, exotic, copper-red flowers.
Beloperone guttata 'Shrimp Plant' - Rating
  10 Customer Reviews     Read Reviews
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Protect From Frost
Easy To Grow
  • An unusual and exotic plant to add a little tropical excitement to your pots and displays this year.
  • Beloperone explodes with spikes of showy and rather unusual flowers that resemble shrimps - hence its common name of the 'Shrimp Plant'.
  • Reddish brown or pink flower bracts are produced continuously for up to 10 months, creating a cascade of blooms.
  • The shrimp plant is a frost tender perennial, so does best when sat in the sun outside through the summer then treated as a house plant over winter.
  • Supplied as an established plant in a 15cm pot.
15cm Pot - Item: 560482
RRP £12.99
Deal Price £4.99
Save: £8.00 - 61%
Club Price: £4.49 - Save: £0.50   Join Today!
Usually despatched within
3-5 working days.

Product Description

An unusual and exotic plant to add a little tropical excitement to your pots and displays this year.

A plant of many names, Beloperone (as it's now called) explodes with spikes of showy and rather unusual copper-red bracts, forming a cascade of flowers that resemble shrimps - hence its common name of the Shrimp Plant.

More commonly grown as a houseplant in the 70's under the name Justicia brandegeana, it's now enjoying a resurgence in popularity, mainly due to its gorgeous, drooping cascades of shrimp-like flower spikes.

Made up of heart-shaped, reddish brown or pink bracts, which almost conceal the creamy-white flowers, the flower spikes are produced continuously during the growing season, which can last for up to 10 months. As they mature, the bracts elongate, doubling in length, adding further to the cascading appearance of this exotic shrub.

A stunning addition to patio pots and containers, the shrimp plant is a frost tender perennial, so does best when sat in the sun outside through the summer when the flowers will get their best colour and then brought into your home to over winter as a house plant - a fabulous 2 in 1 plant!

Supplied as an established plant in a 15cm pot.

What Is Supplied

Item 560482 supplied as:
Supplied as a well-established plant in a 15cm pot.

Plant Information

Top Tips

To get the best results from your Shrimp Plant, treat it as a patio plant in the summer and a houseplant in the winter.

Care Guide

  • Keep well-watered through the summer and water only when the soil is dry in the winter.
  • The shrimp plant tends to become rather leggy over time so needs a yearly trim to keep it tidy - you can cut it down by half in February-March just as the plant is about to start back into growth.
  • Any straggly or weak shoots can be removed entirely.
  • Periodic pinching out of stems will encourage branching and a bushy growth and so more flowers will be produced.
Planting / Flowering Calendar
Best Time To Plant
When Your Plant Will Flower
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
60cm
60cm

Product Reviews

Product Rating:
Product Rating
Service Rating:
Service Rating
Service:
They have a good range of plants I’ve had items from them years ago only problem is delivery the item was sent on a friday with Royal Mail we didn’t receive it until a week after on the Saturday plants don’t travel well after that time so a replacement is being sent hope Royal Mail are better with live plants as it says on the box in delivery
Product:
If had been with Royal Mail for a week looking at the plant when it arrived must of been in good condition when it left your garden that’s why I’ve rated this
YouGarden Comments
I'm sorry to hear there was a problem with your first delivery, and hope your replacement plants are with you soon in excellent condition.

Chris
Customer Service Executive

Great to hear, thank you for confirming safe receipt.

Chris
Customer Service Executive
Review Submitted: 01/10/2018 - 15:35:56
Product Rating:
Product Rating
Service Rating:
Service Rating
Service:
Very helpfuil very understanding
Product:
I don’t like giving bad feedback on a product but it was damaged again and once I tried to save it it was infected with little black flies and stayed green them it just fell apart in my living room. I don’t want another one as maybe their not suited for here.
I appreciate not everything lives no reflection on the company which is excellent
YouGarden Comments
We were so sorry to hear that the replacement Shrimp Plant hasn't flourished and will contact you directly by email to put this right for you.

Emma
Customer Service Executive
Review Submitted: 23/08/2018 - 08:10:19
Product Rating:
Product Rating
Service Rating:
Service Rating
Service:
Not a lot of contact didn’t know when my item was arriving.
Product:
A few of the flowers had fell off, the plant itself was very dry and shrivelled and the colour isn’t what I expected it’s very pale
YouGarden Comments
Thank you for providing feedback - we did send an automated email dispatch notification when the order was on its way so I'm sorry if you didn't receive this; it's handy as it includes a link to the courier's tracking details. Do check your Junk folder just in case it slipped in there. Should your plant not be as described or fail to flourish please do contact us directly via cs@yougarden.com and of course we'll do our best to put this right for you.

Emma
Customer Service Executive
Review Submitted: 10/08/2018 - 17:14:50
Product Rating:
Product Rating
Service Rating:
Service Rating
Service:
Not well packed on 3rd replacement
Product:
3 replacement on its way as the other two were damaged and broken. Not well packed.
YouGarden Comments
We were so sorry to hear of these issues and of course happy to replace any damaged plants. Please do confirm when the further replacement has arrived as we trust this should be up to our usual high standards.

Emma
Customer Service Executive
Review Submitted: 05/08/2018 - 11:17:48
Product Rating:
Product Rating
Service Rating:
Service Rating
Service:
Just wish delivery was faster as those charges are not cheap - on the whole most items purchased good value
Product:
bit squashed but now recovering well & looking better already
Review Submitted: 09/07/2018 - 20:26:26
Also Bought
Blooming Fast Superior Soluble Fert 50g trial sachet
Blooming Fast Superior Soluble Fert 50g trial sachet - Rating  513 Reviews
Just £2.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
YG Discount Club Yearly Subscription Membership
YG Discount Club Yearly Subscription Membership - Rating  616 Reviews
Just £5.00
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
Parrot Plant - Impatiens niamniamensis
Parrot Plant - Impatiens niamniamensis - Rating  35 Reviews
Just £2.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
Echinacea 'Green Twister'
Echinacea 'Green Twister' - Rating  112 Reviews
From £4.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
Brighamia Insignis - 'The Hawaiian Palm'
Brighamia Insignis - 'The Hawaiian Palm' - Rating  224 Reviews
Just £14.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
Tibouchina urvilleana ‘Rich Blue’
Tibouchina urvilleana ‘Rich Blue’ - Rating  10 Reviews
Just £7.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
Callistemon viminalis 'Hot Pink'
Callistemon viminalis 'Hot Pink'  - Rating  35 Reviews
Just £2.99
FIND OUT MORE
Currently Unavailable
Hardy Japanese Anemone Collection
Hardy Japanese Anemone Collection  - Rating  51 Reviews
Just £7.49
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
Mixed Fragrant Freesias
Mixed Fragrant Freesias - Rating  51 Reviews
Just £4.99
FIND OUT MORE
Currently Unavailable
YG Discount Club 1 Year Membership
YG Discount Club 1 Year Membership - Rating  490 Reviews
Just £10.00
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
Bottlebrush Plant Callistemon citrinus
Bottlebrush Plant Callistemon citrinus  - Rating  177 Reviews
From £9.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
Complete Hardy Fuchsia Collection
Complete Hardy Fuchsia Collection - Rating  235 Reviews
Just £9.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
Loropetalum 'EverRed' Chinese Witch Hazel
Loropetalum 'EverRed' Chinese Witch Hazel - Rating  480 Reviews
From £9.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
Hydrangea paniculata Collection
Hydrangea paniculata Collection - Rating  40 Reviews
Just £9.99
FIND OUT MORE
Currently Unavailable
Malva Collection 3 x 9cm
Malva Collection 3 x 9cm - Rating  29 Reviews
Just £4.99
FIND OUT MORE
Currently Unavailable
4 Heavy Duty Pots
4 Heavy Duty Pots - Rating  98 Reviews
Just £14.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
New! Cherry Bush 'Porthos'
New! Cherry Bush 'Porthos' - Rating  539 Reviews
From £19.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
Hydrangea 'Glam Rock'
Hydrangea 'Glam Rock' - Rating  66 Reviews
From £6.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
Trumpet Lily 'Triumphator'
Trumpet Lily 'Triumphator' - Rating  103 Reviews
Just £2.99
FIND OUT MORE
Currently Unavailable
Woven Frost Protection Fleece
Woven Frost Protection Fleece - Rating  26 Reviews
Just £6.99
FIND OUT MORE
Currently Unavailable
Thunbergia Arizona collection
Thunbergia Arizona collection - Rating  16 Reviews
Just £4.99
FIND OUT MORE
Currently Unavailable
Patio Lavatera Mallow 'Barnsley Baby'
Patio Lavatera Mallow 'Barnsley Baby' - Rating  68 Reviews
Just £9.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
Ferraria crispa Starfish Iris
Ferraria crispa Starfish Iris - Rating  14 Reviews
Just £4.99
FIND OUT MORE
Currently Unavailable
'Pride of Madeira' Echium candicans
Just £14.99
FIND OUT MORE
Currently Unavailable
Tower Pot & Trellis
Tower Pot & Trellis - Rating  40 Reviews
From £19.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
Gazania Kiss Mixed 20 pack
Gazania Kiss Mixed 20 pack - Rating  27 Reviews
Just £9.99
FIND OUT MORE
Currently Unavailable
Scented Hardy Devon 'Pinks' Collection
Scented Hardy Devon 'Pinks' Collection - Rating  3 Reviews
Just £12.00
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
Scabious 'Scoop'
Just £19.99
FIND OUT MORE
Currently Unavailable
Tricolour Hibiscus
Tricolour Hibiscus - Rating  63 Reviews
Just £9.99
FIND OUT MORE
Currently Unavailable
'Bower Vine' Pandorea jasminoides
'Bower Vine' Pandorea jasminoides - Rating  23 Reviews
Just £14.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
Premium Rope Pattern Planter
Premium Rope Pattern Planter - Rating  8 Reviews
Just £9.99
FIND OUT MORE
Currently Unavailable
Pair of Black Bronze Vertical Garden Urns
Pair of Black Bronze Vertical Garden Urns - Rating  13 Reviews
Just £9.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
Cherry Bush 'Athos'
Cherry Bush 'Athos' - Rating  13 Reviews
Just £19.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
Blueberry Collection with Decorative Pots
Blueberry Collection with Decorative Pots - Rating  31 Reviews
Just £14.97
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
Hibiscus 'Pillar' collection 2 x 9cm pots
Hibiscus 'Pillar' collection 2 x 9cm pots - Rating  19 Reviews
From £7.49
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
Japanese Acer palmatum ‘Festival’ Mix
Japanese Acer palmatum ‘Festival’ Mix - Rating  12 Reviews
Just £19.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
Japanese Anemone 'Wild Swan'
Japanese Anemone 'Wild Swan' - Rating  23 Reviews
Just £19.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
Premium 'SoakerHose' Irrigation Pipe
Premium 'SoakerHose' Irrigation Pipe - Rating  10 Reviews
From £9.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
New! Hardy White 'Ice Peach' tree
New! Hardy White 'Ice Peach' tree - Rating  47 Reviews
Just £9.99
FIND OUT MORE
Currently Unavailable
Papaya Plant Carica papaya 3L
Papaya Plant Carica papaya 3L - Rating  9 Reviews
Just £14.99
FIND OUT MORE
Currently Unavailable
Fragrant Climbing Plant Collection
Fragrant Climbing Plant Collection - Rating  19 Reviews
Just £9.99
FIND OUT MORE
ADD TO BASKET
Close Video
FeeFoFeeFo
DOUBLE GUARANTEE TO YOU: more
1. If you're not totally happy with your order, return it within 30 days and we'll replace or refund in full!
2. Should any hardy plant fail to thrive thereafter, we'll replace free of charge - you just pay the P&P
ALL MAJOR PAYMENTS ACCEPTED
Visa Visa Electron Maestro MasterCard Paypal Amazon Payments
Advanced Mail Order Verifone
Back To Top
Beloperone guttata 'Shrimp Plant'
Beloperone guttata 'Shrimp Plant'
15cm Pot
Item: 560482
RRP £12.99
Deal Price £4.99
Save: £8.00 - 61%
SIGN UP TO GET 10% OFF YOUR FIRST ORDER
Thank you. Please check your email for your voucher code
Success
Close Signup