Acalypha wilkensiana, Copperleaf
Category: Tender Plant
Height: to 2'
Light: Full Sun to Light Shade
Bloom: Small fuzzy catkins, almost invisible
Bloom Time: Summer
Growth Habit: Upright, bushy with pruning. Deeper leaf color with more light. Tender perennial used as an annual in the garden.
Comments: Evergreen when contained and protected. Cut back to maintain size. A good alternative to more expensive crotons for a mixed fall container.