Acalypha wilkesiana 'Petticoat'


With unusual flowers and brilliantly colored leaves, these large, tropical shrubs are grown as annuals and greenhouse plants. They thrive in hot, humid summer climates. Use as dramatic accents in the garden or in containers. Grow in full or part sun. Pinch or cut back to control height. Plant cuttings taken in mid-summer. In autumn, cut back and pot as houseplants. Grown outside all year round in warm winter climates.
Acalypha wilkesiana, Copperleaf
Not for the horticulturally timid, its ruffled leaves are edged in creamy yellow. Even more striking in masses. Thrives in full sun.

Attributes - Acalypha wilkesiana 'Petticoat'

Plant Type: Annual

Height: 4 ft. to 8 ft.

Width: 4 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Notes: Thrives in Hot Climates. Container Plants.

Related Plants

Acalypha hispida, Acalypha hispida 'Fire Tail', Acalypha wilkersiana 'Louisiana Red', Acalypha wilkesiana 'Godseffiana', Acalypha wilkesiana 'Macafeeana'
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