Acalypha herzogiana
RED CAT'S TAIL, DWARF CHENILLE PLANT
Euphorbiaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9b-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind
0.3m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

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Origins: South America

Other Botanical Names: Acalypha chamaedrifolia [misapplied], A. reptans [misapplied]

Other Common Names: Fire Tail, Summer Love, Stephie

 
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Acalypha herzogiana
RED CAT'S TAIL, DWARF CHENILLE PLANT
Euphorbiaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9b-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind
0.3m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

FEATURES

Flowers: crimson-red

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: mid green


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean & cottage designs

Uses: informal edging, hanging basket, mass planting, groundcovers, spillover, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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