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Acalypha hispida

Chenille’s fuzzy flowers and bright colors make it a fun hanging basket or groundcover feature.

Water Requirements: Moderate water needs. Water consistently and keep lightly moist. Can tolerate some drought but prefers not.

Soil: Moist soils. Not salt tolerant.

Growth Rate: Fast

Bloom Time: Year Round unless frost

Temperature: Prefers heat. Will need to be covered in below-freezing temperatures.

Pruning: In the summertime, after the flowers begin to brown, cut Chenille back about a foot.

Toxicity: Can be mildly toxic to people if ingested.

Tips: Chenille also works great as a houseplant!


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Growing Zones