Shrimp Plant
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shrimp plant in zone 8

Zone zone 8 in coastal NC | Anonymous added on August 19, 2018 | Answered

I planted a shrimp plant in 2015 where it gets morning to early afternoon sun). The year I planted it, it did great. Last year it grew beautifully but only had a couple of blooms in the fall. It died back in February during a severe cold snap. It grew back in the spring and has grown to 3 feet tall and wide, has great foliage but no blooms. How can I get it to bloom. It looks like it is thriving, just not blooming. I've poured an all purpose fertilizer on the ground around it once in the spring.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on August 20, 2018

The Shrimp Plant needs well-drained soil, outdoors in summer, water 1-2 times a week. In winter, keep the soil damp – never let plants dry out completely.

Make sure the plant is receiving adequate sunlight.

Water with a solution of liquid plant food throughout the warmer months. If plants flower during the winter months, cut the amount of feed in half – or cut out completely.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/shrimp-plant/growing-shrimp-plants.htm

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