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Acalypha wilkesiana var. marginata

Copper-leaf Acalypha

Chenile Plant
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Acalypha wilkesiana var. marginata
Principal Common Name Copper-leaf Acalypha
Common Name(s) Chenile Plant
Synonym
Description A tropical shrub with large colorful foliage with a pendulous tassel-like flower.
General Comments Although this plant flowers in early summer the flowers persist for a long time.
Origin
Nativity Southeast Asia, Pacific Isles
Height Range 0 - 8 FT
Spread Range 0 - 6 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Blackish bronze : Bronze-Green : Pink : Pink spotted green : Pinkish-bronze : White teeth on margin
Leaf Texture Toothed
Form Shrub
Flower Color Cranberry : Pink
Flower Time
Months
Ease of Growing
Light Preferences Filtered Light
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences
Outstanding Features Color : Flower

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