Acalypha Inferno

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Add a pop of colour to a dull corner of your garden with this bold Acalypha. Works well with contrasting plants, cordylines are the perfect partner.

Impressive relaxed hedge or border plant, where more sun will mean more colour! For a smaller version choose Firestorm.


We love Inferno for its bold colour and bold size

Acalypha godseffiana 'Inferno' - copperleaf, beefsteak plant
APPEARANCE : Large-leaved shrubby foliage plant with rich bronze, burgundy and copper tones which vary from plant to plant. Leaves are broader and larger than Firestorm.
USE FOR : Tropical gardens for year-round colour. The dense foliage of this Acalypha makes it an ideal choice for showy hedging.
CLIMATE : Protect from frost. Enjoys humidity
PLANTING : Plant in a warm sheltered position with morning and/or afternoon sun, or dappled shade. More sun means brighter leaf colour.
CARE : Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Prune/clip as required to maintain form and fertilise with a slow release fertiliser in spring. Provide plenty of water during the summer heat.
MATURE HEIGHT & WIDTH : 1.5m H x 1.5m W.
YOUR PLANTS : These 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.
You can see an example in the image gallery.
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