Acalypha reptans is sometimes sold under the cultivar name ‘Summer Love’. It reaches about 30cm and each plant spreads about the same distance. An enchanting plant which flowers with a profusion of red tassels over many months of the year. It requires very bright light to be continuously grown indoors. Ideal for pots and containers. 1-2 hours early morning late afternoon sun will stimulate more flowering. Water regularly. Remove spent flowers. Tip prune to maintain its shape.

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It requires moist air.

Pests and Diseases:

It has no serious pest or disease problems.

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