US$6.99

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Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml

Item# 680

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Euphorbiaceae

Trailing Chenille Plant, Strawberry Firetails, Red-Hot Cat's Tail, Kitten's Tail, Strawberry Firetails, Dwarf Chenille Plant

Acalypha pendula, A. repens, A. reptans

Fuzzy crimson blooms are borne intermittently through the year. A trailing evergreen which is excellent for hanging baskets and mixed container gardens with foliage and blooms spilling over the edges.

Average Mature Size: 8-12''H x 18-24''L

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8B,9,10,11

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Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade, Light shade

pH Range: Acidic, Neutral, Slightly Alkaline

Please be advised that humans and/or animals may have allergic reactions if part(s) of this plant are consumed or by coming into contact with sap from bruised or broken plant parts: All parts - Minor Toxicity if Ingested, Sap - Eye Irritation and/or Dermatitis

 
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