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Trailing Chenille


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Common Name: Trailing Chenille, Fuzzy Caterpillar Plant, Strawberry Firetails
Scientific Name: Acalypha hispida
Plant Family: Euphorbiaceae
Light Requirements: Indirect Sun, Shade
Water Demand: Low-Moderate

The Chenille plant, is named after the French word for caterpillar. Its long and fuzzy crimson blooms provide textural interest to a sunny flower garden or a homegrown bouquet. The foliage of the chenille plant is unremarkable, however, its fuzzy red flowers take center stage. Its showy flowers make it a good choice for a shrub border or specimen planting.