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 occassionally come back if the winter is particularly mild.