Acalypha Firestorm

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Fast-growing compact shrub with vibrant year-round foliage colour. Try it as mass planting or a low hedge, or a tropical alternative to Japanese maple. Suited to tropical and sub-tropical gardens where more sun means more leaf colour! For a large version choose Inferno.
The fourth image shows Firestorm planted with Russelia Ruby Falls for a double shot of tropical colour.

We love Firestorm for the bright range of colour, compact size

Acalypha godseffiana 'Firestorm'

DESCRIPTION: Quick growing shrub known for its vibrant varied colour; also called copper leaf or beefsteak plant. Firestorm is a compact variety and can be pruned into shape. The foliage is a mixture of bronze, copper, reddish purples and yellows, often with a contrast colour to the leaf edge.
USES: Tropical gardens for those warm and bright colours. Great for Hedges, borders and colour contrasting. Beautiful in groups as a mass display of autumn colours.
PLANTING: Acalyphas love warm sheltered positions with morning and/or afternoon sun in a frost free location. Plant in a free draining soil rich in organic matter. A potting mix rich with peat moss or humus is ideal. Water well during extended periods of dry weather.
CARE: Mulch and water well after planting.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 1m H x 0.7m W.
YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide
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