DESCRIPTION: This remarkable quick growing shrub is known for its gorgeous, vibrant colour. The foliage features a mixture of bronze, copper, reddish purples and yellows, perfect for brightening up your garden. Firestorm is a compact variety and can be pruned into shape. Also called Copper Leaf or Beefsteak plant.
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. A full sun location may be ok but not too exposed. 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.
PLEASE NOTE: These plants are tube-stock plants, with the benefit of being a young plant they will establish quickly in your garden. The average size of your plants will be 15 -25 cm in height with a pot size of 42 mm wide and 80 mm high.
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