Tiki™ Peach Whirl Copper Plant

Acalypha wilkesiana 'Peach Whirl'

This easy to grow, heat and sun loving tropical plant brings a whirl of color to the landscape or containers. Curly and serrated foliage in bronze, pink and yellow with hints of orange are at their best in a bright, sunny spot.
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Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationak-uh-LY-fuh lk-see-AY-nuh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 3 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimePrized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Garden StyleContemporary, Tropical
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseContainer, Mass Planting
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Gift Plant, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly or more often in extreme heat.

Provide enriched, evenly moist, well-drained soil. Best foliage color with at least half day of direct sun. Sap may be an irritant; use protection when pruning. In cold winter areas, use as a summer annual or overwinter potted plants indoors in bright light.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11

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