SpecificationsAcalypha 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.
Common Name Fire Dragon Plant Plant Type Evergreen, Hedge, Outdoor, Perennial, Shrub Range No Dimensions 1m high x 1.2m wide Sunlight Full Sun, Part Sun Bird/Wildlife Attracting No Australian Native No Deciduous No Evergreen Yes Flower Colour Red Foliage Colour Green, Pink, Yellow Flowering Season Summer Botanical Genus Acalypha Botanical Species godseffiana Flower Type Catkins Foliage Type Lanceolate - Pointed At Both Ends Market Name Firestorm Width 120 cm Height 100 cm
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