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Chenille Acalypha hispida (Firetail)

Chenille Acalypha hispida

Firetail


Interesting Notes:

Pendulous red flowers have a fuzzy texture, and with the trailing habit, they create a cascade of color. Outstanding for hanging baskets, or allow to trail over container or window box edges.


Height:

10-15 in

Spacing:

18 in

Characteristics and Attributes for Chenille Acalypha hispida

Attributes

  • Heat Tolerant

Exposure

  • Partial Sun

Habit

  • Upright
  • Trailing

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer

Soil Moisture

  • Moist, Well-Drained

Container Plant Style

  • Spiller