Scientific Name: Acalypha pendula Form: Weeping
Common Name:chenille, firetailTexture:Medium - fine
Family Name:EuphorbiaceaeHabit: Pendulous
Plant Type: Annual Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Australia / New Zealand Hardiness Zone:Zone 9: (-7 to -1 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Pinnate venation, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Ovate, Serrate, Dentate
Flowers: Catkin (ament), (Spike-like), Red, Jul- Aug- Sep- Jun- May
Fruit: Schizocarp, Brown, Oct- Sep
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Hanging basket
Key ID Features:Plant pendulous; stem lined with fine hairs; leaves ovate, dark green, toothed margin; tiny florets in fuzzy red "catkins".