Acalypha wilkesiana 'Mardid Gras'/Mardi Gras Copper Plant

Acalypha wilkesiana 'Mardid Gras' / Acalypha wilkesiana 'Mardid Gras'
Lance-shaped green leaves with pink margins
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Lance-shaped green leaves with pink margins

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Scientific Name: Acalypha wilkesiana 'Mardid Gras'
Common Name: Mardi Gras Copper Plant
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This is a relatively new introduction of copper plant to the trade. lIt is grown primarily for its attractive lance-shaped green leaves with pink margins. It makes a great container plant for the patio or terrace so the foliage can be viewed up close during the summer months. Provide direct sunlight for several hours during the day and a well drained soil