Boehmeria nivea
CHINESE GRASS, WHITE RAMIE
Urticaceae

 
Print friendly version of this plant Print   |   View think list View think list
 
Plant type: herbaceous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 8-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, sand, acidic to mildly alkaline
1.5m
Plant habit
 
1m

Add to your plants think list Add to think list  
Add to my profile Add to my profile

Origins: Australia, QLD, Himalayas, China-Korea-Taiwan, Japan, Tropical Asia

Other Botanical Names: Boehmeria candicans, B. frutescens var. concolor, B. f. var. viridula, B. nipononivea, B. tenacissima, B. thailandica, B. utilis, Ramium niveum, Urtica nivea

Other Common Names: Chinese Silk Plant

 
Previous plant Next plant

New Search

Tell our Plant Selector what you want & like and we'll search thousands of plant profiles for compatible matches

Plant of the Day

Grevillea

Plant type: evergreen shrub
H: 0.1m W: 3m
Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Find out more
groundcovers - use

Fast Facts

groundcovers - use
Establishing good groundcover means that competing weeds are suppressed, soil erosion is slowed and more water gets into and stays in the ground.

Palmetto

Palmetto Soft Leaf Buffalo is ideally suited as a lawn in many applications.



More products

Get the Plant Selector's full features plus news, forums & competitions. Sign up, it's free.
Click here for more

Boehmeria nivea
CHINESE GRASS, WHITE RAMIE
Urticaceae

 

  Plant type: herbaceous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 8-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, sand, acidic to mildly alkaline
1.5m
Plant habit
 
1m

FEATURES

Flowers: white

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: mid green


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical & oriental designs

Uses: informal hedge, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






Advert