Its fuzzy flowers look like chenille or cat's tails. Leaves are rich, shiny green ovals, toothed along the edges. Best grown in green houses.
Attributes - Acalypha hispida 'Fire Tail'
Plant Type: Annual
Bloom Season: Mid Summer through Early Fall
Flower Color: Red
Height: 3 ft. to 10 ft.
Width: 5 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Climate: Zones 10, 11
Notes: Thrives in Hot Climates. Container Plants, Long Blooming, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Mealybugs, Spider Mites, Whiteflies.