Acalypha hispida

Red-hot cat's tail

3 m. 9,84 f.
Family: Euphorbiaceae

Genus: Acalypha

Genus of about 450 species of annual or perennial plants and shrubs, native to tropical and subtropical areas.
They grow in full sun and part shade, in humus-rich, moist, but well-drained soils.
Plant in flowerpots.
Propagated by cuttings.
Acalypha hispida
Evergreen shrub with green leaves that bears drooping clusters of fuchsia-coloured flowers in late winter and spring.