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Image of Abelmoschus moschatus photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Musk Okra, Muskmallow)

Hairy foliage and pretty, colorful hibiscus-like flowers make the musk mallow a favorite warm season garden accent. A tender herbaceous perennial from southern Asia that is most often grown as a bedding annual, its flowers occur from summer to frost and are usually bicolored yellow with a purple eye, but variations with pink, orange or red blossoms with a white eye are now common as both named and unnamed garden cultivars, too.

The busky plant with many upright stems will be clothed in coarse-textured...

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James Burghardt

(Mischief Muskmallow, Musk Okra, Muskmallow)

Hairy foliage and pretty, deep rose-magenta hibiscus-like flowers make the Mischief musk mallow a great selection for gardens and containers. A tender herbaceous perennial from southern Asia that is most often grown as a bedding annual, its ripened seeds smell like musk.

The bushy plant with upright stems will be clothed in coarse-textured foliage that is hairy. Each deep green leaf has three to seven lobes. From early summer onwards, tennis ball-sized flowers occur at stem tips and attract butterflies....

Image of Acacia cultriformis photo by: John Rickard

John Rickard

(Knife Acacia)

This tough medium-sized tree is native to eastern Australia where it thrives on arid rocky ridges along the coasts and inland. It has a high degree of drought, salt and wind resistance.

Knife acacia has a large twiggy canopy that becomes cloaked in blue-green leaf-like structures called phyllodes, which are triangular and held very close on the stem. This acacia blooms in spring with large clusters of fragrant bright yellow flowers that are pea-sized and round. They are highly attractive to...

Image of Acalypha hispida photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Caterpillar Plant, Chenille Plant, Red-hot Cat's Tail)

Dramatically filled with long, drooping catkins of velvety red flowers during the warm months, chenille plant is one of the tropical world's prettiest plants. It is a heat-loving broadleaf evergreen shrub native to Malaysia and New Guinea. It is grown for its pendulous fluffy red flowers that look much like fuzzy caterpillars. Interestingly, the French word for caterpillar is "chenille", the reason for its common name. Plants are dioecious - either male or female in gender, and only the showier-blooming...

Image of Acalypha wilkesiana photo by: Grandiflora

Grandiflora

(Copperleaf, Copperplant, Wilkes' Acalypha)

An evergreen shrub native to the Pacific islands, copperleaf bears brightly colored foliage in shades or red, purple, bronze and green. It is a popular landscape plant in subtropical and tropical zones and planted as a houseplant or annual in cooler zones. The name, Acalypha wilkesiana, honors Rear Admiral Charles Wilkes, an American Naval Officer who explored the South Pacific during the mid-1800s.

Beautiful, mottled leaves are the reason copperleaf is so popular in the garden. They...

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Nancy Engel

(Beyond Paradise Acalypha, Copperleaf, Wilkes' Acalypha)

Spectacular bold foliage makes ‘Beyond Paradise’ a must-have for the tropical garden. This Proven Winners'selection sports large leaves mottled with rich copper, olive, rose and dark green.

An evergreen shrub native to the Pacific islands, copperleaf bears bright foliage in many mixed colors. It is a popular landscape plant in subtropical and tropical zones and planted as a houseplant or annual in cooler zones. The name, Acalypha wilkesiana, honors Rear Admiral Charles Wilkes, an American...

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Carol Cloud Bailey

(Blaze Copperleaf, Copperplant, Wilkes' Acalypha)

Setting the landscape a-fire in color, copperleaf ‘Blaze’ is a dwarf selection with stunning foliage. The pretty leaves are lance shaped, burgundy over green and the variegated fuchsia margin is toothed. Copperleaf is an evergreen shrub native to the islands of the Pacific. It is a popular landscape plant in warmer climates and used as a houseplant or annual in cooler zones.

Beautiful leaves are the reason copperleaf is so popular. They are usually large, oval to elliptically shaped and alternate...

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Carol Cloud Bailey

(Copperplant, Dwarf Copperplant, Wilkes' Acalypha)

The compact copperplant, 'Cypress Elf', has delightful narrow, pendulous leaves that are reddish bronze to green with pink or magenta margins. Unlike other copperleafs, this super bushy selection has subdued colors amenable to many landscape planting schemes. It even looks great in containers. This cultivar may also be sold under the name,'Mardi Gras.'

An evergreen shrub native to the Pacific islands, copperleaf bears brightly colored foliage in shades or red, purple, bronze and green. It...

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Carol Cloud Bailey

(Copperleaf, Copperplant, Wilkes' Acalypha)

An evergreen shrub native to the Pacific islands, copperleaf bears brightly colored foliage in shades or red, purple, bronze and green. It is a popular landscape plant in subtropical and tropical zones and planted as a houseplant or annual in cooler zones. The name, Acalypha wilkesiana, honors Rear Admiral Charles Wilkes, an American Naval Officer who explored the South Pacific during the mid-1800s.

Beautiful, mottled leaves are the reason copperleaf is so popular in the garden. They...

Image of Acalypha wilkesiana

James Burghardt

(Copperleaf, Copperplant, Java White Copperleaf, Wilkes' Acalypha)

The festive copperleaf, 'Java White', has greenish yellow to ivory green leaves mottled with irregular splotches of green. An evergreen shrub native to the Pacific islands, copperleaf bears bright foliage in many mixed colors. It is a popular landscape plant in subtropical and tropical zones and planted as a houseplant or annual in cooler zones. The name, Acalypha wilkesiana, honors Rear Admiral Charles Wilkes, an American Naval Officer who explored the South Pacific during the mid-1800s.

Beautiful,...