Acalypha wilkesiana 'Firestorm'
FIRESTORM COPPER LEAF, FIRE DRAGON
Euphorbiaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9b-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind
2.5m
Plant habit
 
3m

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Origins: Pacific Islands, not found wild

Other Botanical Names: Acalypha godseffiana 'Firestorm', A. wilkesiana 'Kiluaea'

Other Common Names: Beefsteak Plant

 
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Acalypha wilkesiana 'Firestorm'
FIRESTORM COPPER LEAF, FIRE DRAGON
Euphorbiaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9b-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind
2.5m
Plant habit
 
3m

FEATURES

Flowers: n/a

Leaves: edged


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical & coastal designs

Uses: informal screen, informal hedge, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: low

Skill Level: average






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