Chenille Plant, Acalypha hispida

Chenille Plant

FAMILY:
Euphorbiaceae

ORIGIN:
East Indies

DESCRIPTION:
Pendulous fine light green foliage with red/pink fuzzy flowers that resemble cat tails

CULTIVATION:
Water thoroughly two – three times a week; fertilize monthly during growing season; prune to 12” in February for new bushy growth; full sun to part shade

PROPAGATION:
Stem cuttings or seed

COMMENTS:
Each plant is dioecious (having either male or female flowers); plants are long-blooming

 

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