Fire Dragon Plant
Acalypha godseffiana 'Firestorm' is an attractive, compact variety with striking, narrow foliage of coppery-green with yellow and rose pink markings. This plant originates from the South Pacific Islands and is ideal for hedging, shrubberies and is also suitable for growing in containers or pots. As with most Acalyphas, Firestorm does produce flowers however they are quite insignificant in comparison to the dramatic foliage surrounding them. Acalypha Firestorm is an ideal plant for tropical garden, it is relatively low maintenance; however pruning is encouraged annually. This plant will thrive in areas of full or partial shade, the more sun the more vibrant the colour. Plant Acalypha in well drained soils, with the addition of quality organic matter to promote healthy growth. However it is hardy and will tolerate lesser soils. A waterwise plant once established, with occasional watering during long dry periods in summer. Slow release fertiliser can be used in early spring or summer Acalypha Firestorm will grow to a height of 1metre and width of 1.2 metres.Acalypha godseffiana 'Firestorm' is an attractive compact variety with striking narrow foliage of coppery-green with yellow and rose pink markings. This plant originates from the South Pacific Islands and is ideal for hedging shrubberies and is also suitable for growing in containers or pots. As with most Acalyphas Firestorm...
|Common Name||Fire Dragon Plant|
|Plant Type||Evergreen / Hedge / Shrub / Waterwise|
|Pot Size||64 cell tray|
|Dimensions||1m high x 1.2m wide|
|Sunlight||Full Sun / Part Sun|
|Foliage Colour||Green / Pink / Yellow|
|Foliage Type||Lanceolate - Pointed At Both Ends|
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