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Acalypha pendula

Acalypha pendula
firetail chenille; trailing red cattail

Common name firetail chenille; trailing red cattail
Family euphorbiaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z7b-10)
Flowers red
Size 8"
Light part shade

Groundcover with apple-green serrated leaves and fuzzy red floppy bottlebrush flowers, eventually forming a two-foot-wide clump. Native to Cuba.

Acalypha pendula
Fluffier and lighter flowers in March

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: foundation border

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