Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Acalypha chamaedrifolia, Dwarf Chenille Plant, Kitten Tails, Copperleaf

Common Name: Dwarf Chenille Plant, Kitten Tails, Copperleaf

Family: Euphorbiaceae

Genus: Acalypha

Species: chamaedrifolia

Characteristics of Plant
Formerly Acalypha repens and Acalypha reptans, many other synonyms.
Fast spreading ground cover to zone 9, can be overwintered indoors, used as houseplant or grown as annual where not hardy. Information updated 8/05/14, poisondartfrog.

Life Cycle
Annual
Perennial

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 9
Zone 10

Endangered Species
No

Sun Exposure
Part Sun/ Part Shade

Additional Uses
Hanging Baskets

Image
(Image by poisondartfrog)
"Kitten Tails"
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