Boehmeria nivea
CHINESE GRASS, WHITE RAMIE
Urticaceae

 
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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

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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

 
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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






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