Chenille Plant -

(Acalypha hispida 'Chenille')

Annual Plants

Other Common Names: Red Hot Cattail
Family: Euphorbiaceae Genus: Acalypha Species: hispida Cultivar: 'Chenille'
Chenille Plant Planted · 11 years ago
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Chenille Plant Overview


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Plant Type: Tropical

Temp / Zone: Zone 10A · 30° to 35° F, Zone 10B · 35° to 40° F, Zone 11 · Above 40° F

Sun Exposure: Full / Mostly Shade

Soil Type: Loam

Soil Drainage: Well Drained

Water Needs: Average

Level of Care: Average

Growth Rates: Moderate

Flower Color: Red

Attracts: Visual Attention

Foliage Color: Medium Green

Average Height: 0' to 1'

Average Width: 1' to 2'

Season of Color: Fall Blooms, Spring Blooms, Summer Blooms

Landscape Uses: Containers / Planters, Hanging Baskets, Outdoor Living Areas

Growth Habits: Sprawling, Trailing / Spreading, Weeping, Weeping / Cascading

Theme Gardens: Woodland/Shade

Soil pH: 5.5, 6, 6.5, 7

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