Acalypha pendula


Acalypha pendula

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Growth Habit:

This is a low-growing plant that creeps along the ground. It can be used as a ground cover or in containers, where its pendulous flowers can be displayed effectively.

Growing Requirements:

Plant in humus-rich soil or regular potting mix if in a container. It does best in full sun to partial shade with regular water.


The fuzzy inflorescences are an eye-catching red. The plant is a perennial and will bloom most of the year in Southern California.

Where at Lotusland:

In pots on the Pavilion Patio.

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