Acalypha repens (Trailing Chenille)

Life: Perennial, but will Freeze

Size: 4-6″ high, 24″ wide

Light: Full Sun

Water: Moist, with Good Drainage

Soil: Rich, acidic to slightly alkaline



The Chenille Plant bears bright red fuzzy blooms intermittently throughout the year, so long as it does not freeze. It makes a beautiful potted plant, in baskets or along container edges, and can be used as an annual ground cover that will occasionally come back if the winter is particularly mild.