Native to Southeast Asia and Pacific Islands. Beyond the hardiness range, the tree could be grown indoors. All bloom intermittently during the warmest months. Must have good drainage. Pinch young plants regularly to encourage bushy growth.Acalypha hispida
Can grow to a bulky 10 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide. Heavy, rich green leaves to 8 in. wide. Flowers come in hanging, 1 1/2-ft.-long clusters that resemble tassels of crimson chenille. Heaviest bloom in early summer; scattered bloom all year. Thrives in tropical climates. Can also be grown in greenhouse or enclosed patio or, with heavy pruning, as a houseplant.
Native to the tropics. Grown outdoors in a frost-free climate, it can reach 6 ft. or taller, with equa...
Can grow to a bulky 10 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide. Heavy, rich green leaves to 8 in. wide. Flowers come in h...
From India. To 5–7 ft. tall, with 3-ft.-long leaves that are green above, bronzy beneath. Uprigh...